by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

You left me ‑ Sire ‑ two legacies
Language: English 
You left me - [Sire]1 - two legacies, -
A legacy of love
A Heavenly Father would content,
Had He the offer of;

You left me boundaries of pain
Capacious as the sea,
Between eternity and time,
Your consciousness and me.

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1 Pasatiri: "sweet"


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