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We Grow Accustomed To The Dark

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  • We Grow Accustomed to the Dark

  • Emily Dickinson

    We grow accustomed to the Dark —

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  • When light is put away —

  • As when the Neighbor holds the Lamp

  • To witness her Goodbye —

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  • Emily Dickinson

    A Moment — We uncertain step

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  • For newness of the night —

  • Then — fit our Vision to the Dark —

  • And meet the Road — erect —

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  • Emily Dickinson

    And so of larger — Darknesses —

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  • Those Evenings of the Brain —

  • When not a Moon disclose a sign —

  • Or Star — come out — within —

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  • Emily Dickinson

    The Bravest — grope a little —

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  • And sometimes hit a Tree

  • Directly in the Forehead —

  • But as they learn to see —