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Emily Dickinson - Some keep the Sabbath going to Church

Some keep the Sabbath going to Church --
I keep it, staying at Home --
With a Bobolink for a Chorister --
And an Orchard, for a Dome --

Some keep the Sabbath in Surplice --
I just wear my Wings --
And instead of tolling the Bell, for Church,
Our little Sexton -- sings.

God preaches, a noted Clergyman --
And the sermon is never long,
So instead of getting to Heaven, at last --
I'm going, all along.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 324. Some keep the Sabbath going to Church
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Sep 20 2016

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