Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Some Things That Fly There Be

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Some things that fly there be—
Birds—Hours—the Bumblebee—
Of these no Elegy.

Some things that stay there be—
Grief—Hills—Eternity&mda sh;
Nor this behooveth me.

There are that resting, rise.
Can I expound the skies?
How still the Riddle lies!
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