Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

How Far Is It To Heaven?

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How far is it to Heaven?
As far as Death this way—
Of River or of Ridge beyond
Was no discovery.

How far is it to Hell?
As far as Death this way—
How far left hand the Sepulchre
Defies Topography.
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