by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

We never know we go, ‑ when we are going
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE
We never know we go, - when we are going
We jest and shut the door;
Fate following behind us bolts it,
And we accost no more.

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 27