marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
marycatelli
marycatelli

As far from pity, as complaint --

As far from pity, as complaint --
As cool to speech -- as stone --
As numb to Revelation
As if my Trade were Bone --

As far from time -- as History --
As near yourself -- Today --
As Children, to the Rainbow's scarf --
Or Sunset's Yellow play

To eyelids in the Sepulchre --
How dumb the Dancer lies --
While Color's Revelations break --
And blaze -- the Butterflies!

Emily Dickinson

Tags: emily dickinson, poesy
Subscribe

  • weather and the wizards

    There are going to be some characters who are ungrateful for the green and pleasant land they live in. They claim that the wizards are not needed.…

  • villains and conflict

    When writing superhero stories about an inner or philosophical conflict -- what is the best use of my powers? should powers serve the law to preserve…

  • Against Three Lands

    Against Three Lands by George Phillies Adventure and politics in another world. Particularly in the Thousand Islands, which is, culturally a mix of…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments