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My life closed twice

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)

My life closed twice before its close--
It yet remains to see
If Immortality unveil
A third event to me

So huge, so hopeless to conceive
As these that twice befell.
Parting is all we know of heaven,
And all we need of hell.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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