Emily Dickinson

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

The Test Of Love—is Death - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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The Test of Love—is Death—
Our Lord—"so loved"—it saith—
What Largest Lover—hath
Another—doth—

If smaller Patience—be—
Through less Infinity—
If Bravo, sometimes swerve—
Through fainter Nerve—

Accept its Most—
And overlook—the Dust—
Last—Least—
The Cross'—Request—


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  • (11/20/2016 5:01:00 PM)


    (The Test Of Love—is Death - Poem by Emily Dickinson.) I agree with the poet. Love is the ultimate. Strong as death. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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