Emily Dickinson

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

The Spirit is the Conscious Ear


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The Spirit is the Conscious Ear.
We actually Hear
When We inspect—that's audible—
That is admitted—Here—

For other Services—as Sound—
There hangs a smaller Ear
Outside the Castle—that Contain—
The other—only—Hear—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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  • Rookie - 58 Points Brian Jani (7/12/2014 11:38:00 AM)

    the spirit is the conscious ear, i.like the message in this poem.well written (Report) Reply

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