Poems, Second Series

Author: Emily Dickinson  | Date: 1891


DELIGHT becomes pictorial

When viewed through pain,-

More fair, because impossible

That any gain.

The mountain at a given distance

In amber lies;

Approached, the amber flits a little,-

And that’s the skies!


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Chicago: Emily Dickinson, "XIX.," Poems, Second Series Original Sources, accessed July 20, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=51U4TX63B8US224.

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