Thursday, February 14, 2013

A poem for Valentine's Day

I've always truly adored Emily Dickinson's poetry - and this, for me, is the most intense of her love poems ...

... certainly one for Valentine's Day :-)

It's full of complete - and willing - surrender to the moment of living, and an acceptance of human limitation. She knows that our own, personal realm, matters not.

I think its a wonderful piece of poetry that just simply stops you in your tracks.

I have no Life but this --

I have no Life but this --
To lead it here --
Nor any Death -- but lest
Dispelled from there --

Nor tie to Earths to come --
Nor Action new --
Except through this extent --
The Realm of you --



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