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Emily Dickinson - Afraid!  Of whom am I afraid?

Afraid!  Of whom am I afraid?
Not Death -- for who is He?
The Porter of my Father's Lodge
As much abasheth me!

Of Life?  'Twere odd I fear [a] thing
That comprehendeth me
In one or two existences --
As Deity decree --

Of Resurrection?  Is the East
Afraid to trust the Morn
With her fastidious forehead?
As soon impeach my Crown!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 608. Afraid!  Of whom am I afraid?
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

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