Emily Dickinson

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

The Sweetest Heresy Received - Poem by Emily Dickinson


The sweetest Heresy received
That Man and Woman know—
Each Other's Convert—
Though the Faith accommodate but Two—

The Churches are so frequent—
The Ritual—so small—
The Grace so unavoidable—
To fail—is Infidel—

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  • Indira Renganathan (1/28/2017 8:44:00 AM)

    To fail—is Infidel—.....says all...very meaningful (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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