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A Coffin—is a small Domain

Emily Dickinson

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A Coffin—is a small Domain,
Yet able to contain
A Citizen of Paradise
In it diminished Plane.

A Grave—is a restricted Breadth—
Yet ampler than the Sun—
And all the Seas He populates
And Lands He looks upon

To Him who on its small Repose
Bestows a single Friend—
Circumference without Relief—
Or Estimate—or End—

Added: 6 Oct 2002 | Last Read: 10 Dec 2018 6:42 PM | Viewed: 10334 times

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