Emily Dickinson

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

Truth—is As Old As God

Poem by Emily Dickinson


Truth—is as old as God—
His Twin identity
And will endure as long as He
A Co-Eternity—

And perish on the Day
Himself is borne away
From Mansion of the Universe
A lifeless Deity.

Comments about Truth—is As Old As God by Emily Dickinson

  • Indira RenganathanIndira Renganathan (11/28/2016 5:59:00 AM)

    A bold attempt on God....and a fun write too....you are too efficient and eminent a poet Emily.....beyond rating(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004