Bequest

You left me, sweet, two legacies, –
A legacy of love
A Heavenly Father would content,
Had He the offer of; 

You left me boundaries of pain
Capacious as the sea,
Between eternity and time,
Your consciousness and me.

 - Emily Dickinson   

From: Poems by Emily Dickinson Series One

Edited by two of her friends

Mabel Loomis Todd and T.W. Higginson 

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