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Emily Dickinson - Before I got my eye put out

Before I got my eye put out
I liked as well to see --
As other Creatures, that have Eyes
And know no other way --

But were it told to me -- Today --
That I might have the sky
For mine -- I tell you that my Heart
Would split, for size of me --

The Meadows -- mine --
The Mountains -- mine --
All Forests -- Stintless Stars --
As much of Noon as I could take
Between my finite eyes --

The Motions of the Dipping Birds --
The Morning's Amber Road --
For mine -- to look at when I liked --
The News would strike me dead --

So safer -- guess -- with just my soul
Upon the Window pane --
Where other Creatures put their eyes --
Incautious -- of the Sun --

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Before I got my eye put out - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 327. Before I got my eye put out
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 73 of 73, added on March 4th, 2017 at 5:52 PM.
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Comment 71 of 73, added on February 1st, 2017 at 5:16 AM.
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