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Emily Dickinson - So give me back to Death --

So give me back to Death --
The Death I never feared
Except that it deprived of thee --
And now, by Life deprived,
In my own Grave I breathe
And estimate its size --
Its size is all that Hell can guess --
And all that Heaven was --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1632. So give me back to Death --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jul 1 2004

Comment 2 of 2, added on February 10th, 2006 at 2:03 PM.

a care for my severly brain damaged child at home i FEEL her words "I breath in my own grave" I know that pain

paula from Canada
Comment 1 of 2, added on December 30th, 2005 at 1:22 AM.

It's beautiful. Yes, it has a dark undertone, but it's beautiful none the less.

Steph from United States

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