Emily Dickinson

Dec. 10, 1830 - May 15, 1886



by Emily Dickinson

Elysium is as far as to
The very nearest room,
If in that room a friend await
Felicity or doom.

What fortitude the soul contains,
That it can so endure
The accent of a coming foot,
The opening of a door!


Copyright 1890
Little, Brown, And Company, Boston
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