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Emily Dickinson - "Heaven" -- is what I cannot reach!

"Heaven" -- is what I cannot reach!
The Apple on the Tree --
Provided it do hopeless -- hang --
That -- "Heaven" is -- to Me!

The Color, on the Cruising Cloud --
The interdicted Land --
Behind the Hill -- the House behind --
There -- Paradise -- is found!

Her teasing Purples -- Afternoons --
The credulous -- decoy --
Enamored -- of the Conjuror --
That spurned us -- Yesterday!

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"Heaven" -- is what I cannot reach! - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 239. "Heaven" -- is what I cannot reach!
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Apr 4 2002

Comment 7 of 7, added on June 21st, 2010 at 4:07 PM.

Certain pictures from Nature remind me that God is distant.

frumpo from United States
Comment 6 of 7, added on April 10th, 2007 at 10:04 AM.

i lvoe this poem so much it touch my heart... its just like my life.. what ever i want i have to try hard to get it.. omg id love this poem sooo much.. id sure get a tattoo on my arm of tis poem

al martenz from United Kingdom
Comment 5 of 7, added on March 14th, 2006 at 3:42 AM.

this is my first comment on her poem, today i happen to read one of hers entitled" i am nobody", i take to like her and her poems

seashell from United States

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