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A Cloud Withdrew From The Sky


 A Cloud withdrew from the Sky

Superior Glory be

But that Cloud and its Auxiliaries

Are forever lost to me


Had I but further scanned

Had I secured the Glow

In an Hermetic Memory

It had availed me now,


Never to pass the Angel

With a glance and a Bow

Till I am firm in Heaven

Is my intention now.



Emily Dickinson

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