poet Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

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You left me—Sire—two Legacies

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You left me—Sire—two Legacies—
A Legacy of Love
A Heavenly Father would suffice
Had He the offer of—

You left me Boundaries of Pain—
Capacious as the Sea—
Between Eternity and Time—
Your Consciousness—and Me—

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003
Poem Edited: Friday, April 17, 2015

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  • Folorunso Oladipo DanielFolorunso Oladipo Daniel (5/30/2016 2:49:00 PM)

    The world, though, made up of two- good and bad that is why the persona is left with two lagacies

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  • Alisha CastleAlisha Castle (12/27/2015 12:51:00 PM)

    beautiful and so true..........

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  • Folorunso Oladipo DanielFolorunso Oladipo Daniel (12/26/2015 1:23:00 AM)

    this is very common amongst the nowadays love... the poet has really done great work. You can also read my poem 'Apposite' very similar to this.

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  • Captain Herbert PoetryCaptain Herbert Poetry (7/12/2015 3:40:00 AM)

    ... lovely and beautiful work

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  • Claire Alexander (3/22/2007 2:52:00 PM)

    this poem aptly describes both the pain and love that lives within a broken heart. harmoniously lovely.

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