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IV. Safe in Their Alabaster Chambers

IV.

Safe in their alabaster chambers,
Untouched by morning and untouched by noon,
Sleep the meek members of the resurrection,
But I’ll dig them up real soon. 65 more words

Emily Dickinson

IV. Fame Is A Fickle Food

IV.

Fame is a fickle food
Upon a shifting plate,
Until you make your butler
Take it, and bring cake,

Whose crumbs your friends inspect… 21 more words

Emily Dickinson

Passerines

Here she is again, the Honourable Violet Gibson. She’s feeding the birds in the garden of St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton. That’s where she ended her days. 497 more words

III. Departed To The Judgment

III.

Departed to the judgment,
A mighty afternoon;
Great wires like lightning forking,
Students looking on.

The flesh excited, electrified,
But experiment awry;
Two worlds, like audiences, disperse: 24 more words

Emily Dickinson

I-35 S

Flint Hills, February 2017

I have never felt wind like in Wichita
my whole body blown sideways when I
step out of the car:
gusts, I have to grab the door… 94 more words

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