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We can but follow to the Sun

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)



We can but follow to the Sun—
As oft as He go down
He leave Ourselves a Sphere behind—
'Tis mostly—following—

We go no further with the Dust
Than to the Earthen Door—
And then the Panels are reversed—
And we behold—no more.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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