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Emily Dickinson - I had not minded -- Walls

I had not minded -- Walls --
Were Universe -- one Rock --
And far I heard his silver Call
The other side the Block --

I'd tunnel -- till my Groove
Pushed sudden thro' to his --
Then my face take her Recompense --
The looking in his Eyes --

But 'tis a single Hair --
A filament -- a law --
A Cobweb -- wove in Adamant --
A Battlement -- of Straw --

A limit like the Veil
Unto the Lady's face --
But every Mesh -- a Citadel --
And Dragons -- in the Crease --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 398. I had not minded -- Walls
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Mar 27 2005

Comment 1 of 1, added on June 13th, 2011 at 7:57 PM.

God calls, but a single "law" is an impregnable dividing wall between us.

frumpo from United States

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