Emily Dickinson

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

I See Thee Better—in The Dark - Poem by Emily Dickinson

I see thee better—in the Dark—
I do not need a Light—
The Love of Thee—a Prism be—
Excelling Violet—

I see thee better for the Years
That hunch themselves between—
The Miner's Lamp—sufficient be—
To nullify the Mine—

And in the Grave—I see Thee best—
Its little Panels be
Aglow—All ruddy—with the Light
I held so high, for Thee—

What need of Day—
To Those whose Dark—hath so—surpassing Sun—
It deem it be—Continually—
At the Meridian?


Comments about I See Thee Better—in The Dark by Emily Dickinson

  • (9/28/2015 7:35:00 PM)


    .............a fantastic use of dark and light ★ (Report) Reply

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  • (6/15/2008 10:06:00 AM)


    so beautiful n wat imagery truly an awesome piece of work (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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