Because I Could Not Stop For Death

  • Because I could not stop for Death

  • Emily Dickinson

    Because I could not stop for Death –

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  • He kindly stopped for me –

  • The Carriage held but just Ourselves –

  • And Immortality.

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  • Emily Dickinson

    We slowly drove – He knew no haste

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  • And I had put away

  • My labor and my leisure too,

  • For His Civility –

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  • Emily Dickinson

    We passed the School, where Children strove

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  • At Recess – in the Ring –

  • We passed the Fields of Gazing Grain –

  • We passed the Setting Sun –

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  • Emily Dickinson

    Or rather – He passed Us –

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  • The Dews drew quivering and Chill –

  • For only Gossamer, my Gown –

  • My Tippet – only Tulle –