Emily Dickinson

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

Heaven is so far of the Mind


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Heaven is so far of the Mind
That were the Mind dissolved—
The Site—of it—by Architect
Could not again be proved—

'Tis vast—as our Capacity—
As fair—as our idea—
To Him of adequate desire
No further 'tis, than Here—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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