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A throe upon the features | Poem by Emily Dickinson

A throe upon the features --
A hurry in the breath --
An ecstasy of parting
Denominated "Death" --

An anguish at the mention
Which when to patience grown,
I've known permission given
To rejoin its own.


Emily Dickinson - Poet | Academy of American Poets
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