Heaven is so far of the Mind
That were the Mind dissolved —
The Site — of it — by Architect
Could not again be proved —

‘Tis vast — as our Capacity —
As fair — as our idea —
To Him of adequate desire
No further ’tis, than Here —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Heaven is so far of the Mind


  1. frumpo says:

    Heaven (or, spiritual things) is close and familiar to the person truly wanting to know about it but far away and incomprehensible to others.

  2. Iris Ogden says:

    you need to have more potential, because without it your poem is lost

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