Immortal is an ample word
When what we need is by
But when it leaves us for a time
‘Tis a necessity.

Of Heaven above the firmest proof
We fundamental know
Except for its marauding Hand
It had been Heaven below.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Immortal is an ample word

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  1. Gerard Osta says:

    She’s telling us to focus our thoughts on immortality, especially in hard times,- when what we loved or needed has passed-by, and to remember the fundamental Christian beliefs on heaven above where we can go, and that earth was once heaven below before the fall of man (Adam & Eve) and original sin,

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