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The Answering Voice: One Hundred Love Lyrics by Women. 1917.


Emily Dickinson

MY life closed twice before its close;

It yet remains to see

If Immortality unveil

A third event to me.

So huge, so hopeless to conceive,

As these that twice befell;

Parting is all we know of heaven,

And all we need of hell.