We pray — to Heaven —
We prate — of Heaven —
Relate — when Neighbors die —
At what o’clock to heaven — they fled —
Who saw them — Wherefore fly?

Is Heaven a Place — a Sky — a Tree?
Location’s narrow way is for Ourselves —
Unto the Dead
There’s no Geography —

But State — Endowal — Focus —
Where — Omnipresence — fly?

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem We pray — to Heaven

1 Comment

  1. Ash says:

    Reminds me of an e.e. cummings poem! I’m going to start using dramatic dashes —
    like this!

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