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Before I Got My Eye Put Out

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  • Before I got my eye put out

  • Emily Dickinson

    Before I got my eye put out –

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  • I liked as well to see

  • As other creatures, that have eyes –

  • And know no other way –

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  • Emily Dickinson

    But were it told to me, Today,

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  • That I might have the Sky

  • For mine, I tell you that my Heart

  • Would split, for size of me –

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  • Emily Dickinson

    The Meadows – mine –

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  • The Mountains – mine –

  • All Forests – Stintless stars –

  • As much of noon, as I could take –

  • Between my finite eyes –

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  • Emily Dickinson

    The Motions of the Dipping Birds –

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  • The Morning’s Amber Road –

  • For mine – to look at when I liked,