Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Upon Concluded Lives

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Upon Concluded Lives
There's nothing cooler falls—
Than Life's sweet Calculations—
The mixing Bells and Palls—

Make Lacerating Tune—
To Ears the Dying Side—
'Tis Coronal—and Funeral—
Saluting—in the Road—
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