Her sweet Weight on my Heart a Night
Had scarcely deigned to lie —
When, stirring, for Belief’s delight,
My Bride had slipped away —

If ’twas a Dream — made solid — just
The Heaven to confirm —
Or if Myself were dreamed of Her —
The power to presume —

With Him remain — who unto Me —
Gave — even as to All —
A Fiction superseding Faith —
By so much — as ’twas real —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Her sweet Weight on my Heart a Night

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  1. Rosaline Howe says:

    what is the peom talking about “Her sweet weight on my heart a night” Emily Dickerson

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