Sunday, February 8, 2015

An Emily Dickinson Poem (4)

774. "It is a lonesome Glee"

It is a lonesome Glee —
Yet sanctifies the Mind —
With fair association —
Afar upon the Wind

A Bird to overhear
Delight without a Cause —
Arrestless as invisible —
A matter of the Skies.

(ca. 1863)

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