Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Air has no Residence, no Neighbor

Air has no Residence, no Neighbor,
No Ear, no Door,
No Apprehension of Another
Oh, Happy Air!

Ethereal Guest at e'en an Outcast's Pillow -
Essential Host, in Life's faint, wailing Inn,
Later than Light thy Consciousness accost me
Till it depart, persuading Mine -
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