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Emily Dickinson

Amherst / Massachusetts
Monday, January 13, 2003

"Heaven"—Is What I Cannot Reach!

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"Heaven"—is what I cannot reach!
The Apple on the Tree—
Provided it do hopeless—hang—
That—"Heaven" is—to Me!

The Color, on the Cruising Cloud—
The interdicted Land—
Behind the Hill—the House behind—
There—Paradise—is found!

Her teasing Purples—Afternoons—
The credulous—decoy—
Enamored—of the Conjuror—
That spurned us—Yesterday!
Emily Dickinson
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Dr Antony Theodore 20 November 2020
The Color, on the Cruising Cloud— The interdicted Land— Behind the Hill—the House behind— There—Paradise—is found!
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Zuleyma Gutierrez 14 November 2020
I love this poem it is very nice
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Zuleyma Gutierrez 14 November 2020
God bless her for this wonderful poem
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Samuel Anthony 13 October 2020
God bless you madam for this wonderfull poem.
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Dr Antony Theodore 13 October 2020
The Color, on the Cruising Cloud— The interdicted Land— Behind the Hill—the House behind— There—Paradise—is found! Imagination of a poet or poetess need not be theological. tony
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Bjpafa Meragente 24 May 2020
The decoy and the conjuror, puppet and puppeteer, victim and infliction, author, iniquity, so many places, roles well premeditated, raw and pure impromptu... Heaven, why every word should have an antonym? Teasing, credulous, aren't we all. Heavenly and not so much.
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Ankwasa Harlord 24 March 2020
Wow I like it
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Adeeb Alfateh 11 July 2019
The Color, on the Cruising Cloud— The interdicted Land— Behind the Hill—the House behind— There—Paradise—is found! great poem great write great 10++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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Castellenas John 16 April 2019
Thank you Emily. A amazing poem.
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Castellenas John 27 March 2019
A amazing poem by the talented writer.
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