Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Ended, ere it begun -

Ended, ere it begun -
The Title was scarcely told
When the Preface perished from Consciousness
The Story, unrevealed -

Had it been mine, to print!
Had it been yours, to read!
That it was not Our privilege
The interdict of God -
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