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Emily Dickinson - Behind Me -- dips Eternity --

Behind Me -- dips Eternity --
Before Me -- Immortality --
Myself -- the Term between --
Death but the Drift of Eastern Gray,
Dissolving into Dawn away,
Before the West begin --

'Tis Kingdoms -- afterward -- they say --
In perfect -- pauseless Monarchy --
Whose Prince -- is Son of None --
Himself -- His Dateless Dynasty --
Himself -- Himself diversify --
In Duplicate divine --

'Tis Miracle before Me -- then --
'Tis Miracle behind -- between --
A Crescent in the Sea --
With Midnight to the North of Her --
And Midnight to the South of Her --
And Maelstrom -- in the Sky --

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Behind Me -- dips Eternity -- - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 721. Behind Me -- dips Eternity --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jul 12 2003

Comment 26 of 26, added on December 31st, 2015 at 11:55 AM.
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Comment 25 of 26, added on November 9th, 2015 at 8:15 PM.
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QLO5D9 Many thanks for sharing this great piece. Very interesting ideas! (as always, btw)

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Comment 24 of 26, added on October 15th, 2015 at 11:26 PM.
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m3cIjN Very neat post.Really looking forward to read more. Fantastic.

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