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A Coffin—is A Small Domain

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A Coffin—is a small Domain,
Yet able to contain
A Citizen of Paradise
In it diminished Plane.

A Grave—is a restricted Breadth—
Yet ampler than the Sun—
And all the Seas He populates
And Lands He looks upon

To Him who on its small Repose
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A very perceptive write so brilliantly crafted.

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Kumarmani Mahakul 21 November 2020

A Coffin—is a small Domain, Yet able to contain A Citizen of Paradise...A grave is identified through emotional perception. This poem is very brilliantly and excellently penned.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 20 November 2020

................................ Outline without relief- Or estimate - or stop Emily Dickinson has great humor with a tinge of irony - I really like her poems very much, they are oft quirky. Congratulations being chosen as The Classic Poem Of The Day! Hooray! 5 Stars Full Vote!

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Bjpafa Meragente 20 November 2020

Not that thing is expressed, Claustrophobia is known, Fear of " being devoured" instead of blessed, There is no end, each head, its sentence, To everyone, just, is their proper essence.

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Brook Renwick 20 November 2020

She had a gift for poetry for sure.

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Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal 20 November 2020

Beautiful poem... nice projecion.. clear 10 We- One family Friday,20th November 2020 such life we desire and always admire where there is no slight doubt when we talk about one big family Dr Jadia Hasmukh

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Savita Tyagi 20 November 2020

Beautiful poem. The One who populates the land and the sea and gives us ample space to venture, at the end confines us to a six feet grave. And yet till end of life we behave like the owner and governor of this universe.

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Dr Antony Theodore 20 November 2020

A Grave—is a restricted Breadth— Yet ampler than the Sun— And all the Seas He populates And Lands He looks upon A Vision and view.

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Mahtab Bangalee 20 November 2020

To Him who on its small Repose Bestows a single Friend— Circumference without Relief— Or Estimate—or End—/// yeah a coffin - is a small domain; but ampler than the Sun for the corpse! - this poem has deep meaning on the death, corpse, grave and coffin

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Cui Gya 02 July 2019

dedicate my knees then I would translate into Chinese

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