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Emily Dickinson - A House upon the Height

A House upon the Height --
That Wagon never reached --
No Dead, were ever carried down --
No Peddler's Cart -- approached --

Whose Chimney never smoked --
Whose Windows -- Night and Morn --
Caught Sunrise first -- and Sunset -- last --
Then -- held an Empty Pane --

Whose fate -- Conjecture knew --
No other neighbor -- did --
And what it was -- we never lisped --
Because He -- never told --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 399. A House upon the Height
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Apr 1 2002

Comment 1 of 1, added on June 13th, 2011 at 7:59 PM.

A description of a solitary house on a hill, lived in by a man completely alone and unknown.

frumpo from United States

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