Emily Dickinson

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

The Admirations—and Contempts—of Time - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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The Admirations—and Contempts—of time—
Show justest—through an Open Tomb—
The Dying—as it were a Height
Reorganizes Estimate
And what We saw not
We distinguish clear—
And mostly—see not
What We saw before—

'Tis Compound Vision—
Light—enabling Light—
The Finite—furnished
With the Infinite—
Convex—and Concave Witness—
Back—toward Time—
And forward—
Toward the God of Him—


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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