Poem After great pain, a formal feeling comes -- (341)

  • Poet Name : Emily Dickinson
  • Poem About : Snow, Pain, Heart, Remember,
  • Poem Title : After great pain, a formal feeling comes -- (341)
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After great pain, a formal feeling comes -- (341)

After great pain, a formal feeling comes --
The Nerves sit ceremonious, like Tombs
The stiff Heart questions, was it He, that bore,
And Yesterday, or Centuries before?

The Feet, mechanical, go round --
Of Ground, or Air, or Ought --
A Wooden way
Regardless grown,
A Quartz contentment, like a stone --

This is the Hour of Lead --
Remembered, if outlived,
As Freezing persons, recollect the Snow --
First -- Chill -- then Stupor -- then the letting go --
     

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