Emily Dickinson

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

You'Re Right— - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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You're right—"the way is narrow"—
And "difficult the Gate"—
And "few there be"—Correct again—
That "enter in—thereat"—

'Tis Costly—So are purples!
'Tis just the price of Breath—
With but the "Discount" of the Grave—
Termed by the Brokers—"Death"!

And after that—there's Heaven—
The Good Man's—"Dividend"—
And Bad Men—"go to Jail"—
I guess—


Comments about You'Re Right— by Emily Dickinson

  • Indira Renganathan (10/27/2016 8:18:00 AM)


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    ARE WE UNDER FIRE OF MYTH I CAN NOT GUESS (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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