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Poem by Emily Elizabeth Dickinson


Pain


PAIN--has an Element of Blank--
It cannot recollect
When it begun--or if there were
A time when it was not--

It has no Future--but itself--
Its Infinite Contain
Its Past--enlightened to perceive
New Periods--of Pain. 



Emily Elizabeth Dickinson


Emily Elizabeth Dickinson's other poems:
  1. Belshazzar Had a Letter
  2. Psalm of the Day
  3. Our Share of Night to Bear
  4. Renunciation
  5. The Wife


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Thomas Brown Pain ("The Man that hath great griefs I pity not")

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