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Poemsby Emily Dickinson

Apocalypse

 I'm wife; I've finished that,
That other state;
I'm Czar, I'm woman now:
It's safer so.
 How odd the girl's life looks
Behind this soft eclipse!
I think that earth seems so
To those in heaven now.
 This being comfort, then
That other kind was pain;
But why compare?
I'm wife! stop there!