Emily Dickinson Time Poems

1.
T Was Just This Time Last Year I Died.

'T was just this time last year I died.
I know I heard the corn,
When I was carried by the farms,--
It had the tassels on.
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2.
Before He Comes We Weigh The Time!

834

Before He comes we weigh the Time!
'Tis Heavy and 'tis Light.
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3.
You Constituted Time

765

You constituted Time—
I deemed Eternity
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4.
They Say That 'Time Assuages,

They say that 'time assuages,'--
Time never did assuage;
An actual suffering strengthens,
As sinews do, with age.
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5.
'Twas Just This Time, Last Year, I Died

445

'Twas just this time, last year, I died.
I know I heard the Corn,
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6.
I Shall Know Why—when Time Is Over

193

I shall know why—when Time is over—
And I have ceased to wonder why—
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7.
'Twas A Long Parting&Mdash;But The Time

625

'Twas a long Parting—but the time
For Interview—had Come—
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8.
The Admirations—and Contempts—of Time

906

The Admirations—and Contempts—of time—
Show justest—through an Open Tomb—
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9.
I Had No Time To Hate, Because

I had no time to hate, because
The grave would hinder me,
And life was not so ample I
Could finish enmity.
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10.
Pain&Mdash;Expands The Time

967

Pain—expands the Time—
Ages coil within
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11.
Time Feels So Vast That Were It Not

802

Time feels so vast that were it not
For an Eternity—
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12.
He Outstripped Time With But A Bout

865

He outstripped Time with but a Bout,
He outstripped Stars and Sun
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13.
Down Time's quaint stream

Down Time's quaint stream
Without an oar
We are enforced to sail
Our Port a secret
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