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The words the happy say Are paltry melody But those the silent feel Are beautiful --
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The worthlessness of Earthly things The Ditty is that Nature Sings -- And then -- enforces their delight Till Synods are inordinate --
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There are two Mays And then a Must And after that a Shall. How infinite the compromise That indicates I will!
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There is no Silence in the Earth -- so silent As that endured Which uttered, would discourage Nature And haunt the World.
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This Chasm, Sweet, upon my life I mention it to you, When Sunrise through a fissure drop The Day must follow too. If we demur, its gaping sides Disclose as 'twere a Tomb Ourself am lying straight wherein The Favorite of Doom. When it has just contained a Life Then, Darling, it will close And yet so bolder every Day So turbulent it grows I'm tempted half to stitch it up With a remaining Breath I should not miss in yielding, though To Him, it would be Death -- And so I bear it big about My Burial -- before A Life quite ready to depart Can harass me no more --
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To help our Bleaker Parts Salubrious Hours are given Which if they do not fir for Earth Drill silently for Heaven --
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To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.
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To mend each tattered Faith There is a needle fair Though no appearance indicate -- 'Tis threaded in the Air -- And though it do not wear As if it never Tore 'Tis very comfortable indeed And spacious as before --
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Too happy Time dissolves itself And leaves no remnant by -- 'Tis Anguish not a Feather hath Or too much weight to fly --
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Uncertain lease -- develops lustre On Time Uncertain Grasp, appreciation Of Sum -- The shorter Fate -- is oftener the chiefest Because Inheritors upon a tenure Prize --
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Unto a broken heart No other one may go Without the high prerogative Itself hath suffered too.
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Which is best? Heaven -- Or only Heaven to come With that old Codicil of Doubt? I cannot help esteem The "Bird within the Hand" Superior to the one The "Bush" may yield me Or may not Too late to choose again.
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Why -- do they shut Me out of Heaven? Did I sing -- too loud? But -- I can say a little "Minor" Timid as a Bird! Wouldn't the Angels try me -- Just -- once -- more -- Just -- see -- if I troubled them -- But don't -- shut the door! Oh, if I -- were the Gentleman In the "White Robe" -- And they -- were the little Hand -- that knocked -- Could -- I -- forbid?
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"Go travelling with us!" Her travels daily be By routes of ecstasy To Evening's Sea --
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"Heaven" has different Signs -- to me -- Sometimes, I think that Noon Is but a symbol of the Place -- And when again, at Dawn, A mighty look runs round the World And settles in the Hills -- An Awe if it should be like that Upon the Ignorance steals -- The Orchard, when the Sun is on -- The Triumph of the Birds When they together Victory make -- Some Carnivals of Clouds -- The Rapture of a finished Day -- Returning to the West -- All these -- remind us of the place That Men call "paradise" -- Itself be fairer -- we suppose -- But how Ourself, shall be Adorned, for a Superior Grace -- Not yet, our eyes can see --
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"Lethe" in my flower, Of which they who drink In the fadeless orchards Hear the bobolink! Merely flake or petal As the Eye beholds Jupiter! my father! I perceive the rose!
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"Nature" is what we see -- The Hill -- the Afternoon -- Squirrel -- Eclipse -- the Bumble bee -- Nay -- Nature is Heaven -- Nature is what we hear -- The Bobolink -- the Sea -- Thunder -- the Cricket -- Nay -- Nature is Harmony -- Nature is what we know -- Yet have no art to say -- So impotent Our Wisdom is To her Simplicity.
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"Speech" -- is a prank of Parliament -- "Tears" -- is a trick of the nerve -- But the Heart with the heaviest freight on -- Doesn't -- always -- move --
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"Tomorrow" -- whose location The Wise deceives Though its hallucination Is last that leaves -- Tomorrow -- thou Retriever Of every tare -- Of Alibi art thou Or ownest where?
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'Tis easier to pity those when dead That which pity previous Would have saved -- A Tragedy enacted Secures Applause That Tragedy enacting Too seldom does.
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'Twas my one Glory -- Let it be Remembered I was owned of Thee --
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A chilly Peace infests the Grass The Sun respectful lies -- Not any Trance of industry These shadows scrutinize -- Whose Allies go no more astray For service or for Glee -- But all mankind deliver here From whatsoever sea --
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A darting fear -- a pomp -- a tear -- A waking on a morn To find that what one waked for, Inhales the different dawn.
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A Death blow is a Life blow to Some Who till they died, did not alive become -- Who had they lived, had died but when They died, Vitality begun.
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A Dimple in the Tomb Makes that ferocious Room A Home --
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A Flower will not trouble her, it has so small a Foot, And yet if you compare the Lasts, Hers is the smallest Boot --
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