Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Death Leaves Us Homesick, Who Behind

Death leaves Us homesick, who behind,
Except that it is gone
Are ignorant of its Concern
As if it were not born.

Through all their former Places, we
Like Individuals go
Who something lost, the seeking for
Is all that's left them, now—
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