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Emily Dickinson - They leave us with the Infinite.

They leave us with the Infinite.
But He -- is not a man --
His fingers are the size of fists --
His fists, the size of men --

And whom he foundeth, with his Arm
As Himmaleh, shall stand --
Gibraltar's Everlasting Shoe
Poised lightly on his Hand,

So trust him, Comrade --
You for you, and I, for you and me
Eternity is ample,
And quick enough, if true.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 350. They leave us with the Infinite.
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Nov 30 2016

Comment 1 of 1, added on July 29th, 2010 at 10:22 PM.

When people die or ministers preach they tell me of an infinite God. Mountains show He is infinitely powerful, but if He is really there, He is hard to trust.

frumpo from United States

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