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Emily Dickinson - Heaven is so far of the Mind

Heaven is so far of the Mind
That were the Mind dissolved --
The Site -- of it -- by Architect
Could not again be proved --

'Tis vast -- as our Capacity --
As fair -- as our idea --
To Him of adequate desire
No further 'tis, than Here --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 370. Heaven is so far of the Mind
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Aug 12 2002

Comment 2 of 2, added on June 1st, 2011 at 2:04 PM.

Heaven (or, spiritual things) is close and familiar to the person truly wanting to know about it but far away and incomprehensible to others.

frumpo from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on January 13th, 2006 at 12:03 PM.

you need to have more potential, because without it your poem is lost

Iris Ogden from United States

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