Empty my Heart, of Thee —
Its single Artery —
Begin, and leave Thee out —
Simply Extinction’s Date —

Much Billow hath the Sea —
One Baltic — They —
Subtract Thyself, in play,
And not enough of me
Is left — to put away —
“Myself” meanth Thee —

Erase the Root — no Tree —
Thee — then — no me —
The Heavens stripped —
Eternity’s vast pocket, picked —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Empty my Heart, of Thee —

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  1. Tessa says:

    this is a great poem

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