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Emily Dickinson - Taking up the fair Ideal,

Taking up the fair Ideal,
Just to cast her down
When a fracture -- we discover --
Or a splintered Crown --
Makes the Heavens portable --
And the Gods -- a lie --
Doubtless -- "Adam" -- scowled at Eden --
For his perjury!

Cherishing -- our pool Ideal --
Till in purer dress --
We behold her -- glorified --
Comforts -- search -- like this --
Till the broken creatures --
We adored -- for whole --
Stains -- all washed --
Transfigured -- mended --
Meet us -- with a smile --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 428. Taking up the fair Ideal,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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