Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Nature And God—i Neither Knew -

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Nature and God—I neither knew
Yet Both so well knew me
They startled, like Executors
Of My identity.

Yet Neither told—that I could learn—
My Secret as secure
As Herschel's private interest
Or Mercury's affair—
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