Emily Dickinson

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

Pain—expands the Time


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Pain—expands the Time—
Ages coil within
The minute Circumference
Of a single Brain—

Pain contracts—the Time—
Occupied with Shot
Gamuts of Eternities
Are as they were not—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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