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The Province of the Saved

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)



The Province of the Saved
Should be the Art—To save—
Through Skill obtained in Themselves—
The Science of the Grave

No Man can understand
But He that hath endured
The Dissolution—in Himself—
That Man—be qualified

To qualify Despair
To Those who failing new—
Mistake Defeat for Death—Each time—
Till acclimated—to—

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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