The Way I Read A Letter's—this Poem by Emily Dickinson

The Way I Read A Letter's—this

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The Way I read a Letter's—this—
'Tis first—I lock the Door—
And push it with my fingers—next—
For transport it be sure—

And then I go the furthest off
To counteract a knock—
Then draw my little Letter forth
And slowly pick the lock—

Then—glancing narrow, at the Wall—
And narrow at the floor
For firm Conviction of a Mouse
Not exorcised before—

Peruse how infinite I am
To no one that You—know—
And sigh for lack of Heaven—but not
The Heaven God bestow—

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Joshua Kim 08 December 2015

To heavy to pick up any meaning or sense! How un-sweet some of Emily's poems are!

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Joshua Kim 08 December 2015

Too heavy to pick up...

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Emily Dickinson

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Amherst / Massachusetts
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