Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Me From Myself—to Banish -

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Me from Myself—to banish—
Had I Art—
Impregnable my Fortress
Unto All Heart—

But since Myself—assault Me—
How have I peace
Except by subjugating
Consciousness?

And since We're mutual Monarch
How this be
Except by Abdication—
Me—of Me?
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