Emily Dickinson

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

Given in Marriage unto Thee


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Given in Marriage unto Thee
Oh thou Celestial Host—
Bride of the Father and the Son
Bride of the Holy Ghost.

Other Betrothal shall dissolve—
Wedlock of Will, decay—
Only the Keeper of this Ring
Conquer Mortality—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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