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Poem by Emily Elizabeth Dickinson


Resurrection


T was a long parting, but the time
For interview had come;
Before the judgment-seat of God,
The last and second time

These fleshless lovers met,
A heaven in a gaze,
A heaven of heavens, the privilege
Of one anothers eyes.

No lifetime set on them,
Apparelled as the new
Unborn, except they had beheld,
Born everlasting now.

Was bridal eer like this?
A paradise, the host,
And cherubim and seraphim
The most familiar guest.



Emily Elizabeth Dickinson


Emily Elizabeth Dickinson's other poems:
  1. The Wife
  2. Rouge Gagne
  3. The Book of Martyrs
  4. Whether My Bark Went Down at Sea
  5. Belshazzar Had a Letter


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Sidney Lanier Resurrection ("Sometimes in morning sunlights by the river")

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