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A transport one cannot contain

Emily Dickinson

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A transport one cannot contain
May yet a transport be—
Though God forbid it lift the lid—
Unto its Ecstasy!

A Diagram—of Rapture!
A sixpence at a Show—
With Holy Ghosts in Cages!
The Universe would go!

Added: 19 Aug 2002 | Last Read: 23 Apr 2018 5:23 PM | Viewed: 7071 times

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