I went to heaven
performance time approx 1m 10s
Poem by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
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I went to Heaven - 'twas a small Town - lit - with a Ruby ...'. Beauty and stillness are depicted in this achingly sad setting of a poem by reclusive North American writer Emily Dickinson.
I went to heaven
I went to Heaven —
‘Twas a small Town —
Lit — with a Ruby —
Lathed — with Down —
Stiller — than the fields
At the full Dew —
Beautiful — as Pictures —
No Man drew.
People — like the Moth —
Of Mechlin — frames —
Duties — of Gossamer —
And Eider — names —
Almost — contented —
I — could be —
‘Mong such unique
Poem by Emily Dickinson used by arrangement with the publishers and the Trustees of Amherst College from THE POEMS OF EMILY DICKINSON, Thomas H. Johnson, ed., Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, © 1951, 1955, 1979, 1983 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. All rights reserved.
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