Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H 260
Great Streets 
of Silence led away
To Neighborhoods 
of Pause -
Here was no Notice -
no Dissent -
No Universe - no Laws -

By Clocks - 'twas 
And for Night
The Bells at distance 
called -
But Epoch had 
no basis - here -
For Period exhaled -
		Emily '


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