Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

Forever—it composed of Nows


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Forever—it composed of Nows—
'Tis not a different time—
Except for Infiniteness—
And Latitude of Home—

From this—experienced Here—
Remove the Dates—to These—
Let Months dissolve in further Months—
And Years—exhale in Years—

Without Debate—or Pause—
Or Celebrated Days—
No different Our Years would be
From Anno Domini's—

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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