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Poesie di Emily Dickinson

Poetessa, nato venerdì 10 dicembre 1830 a Amherst, Massachusetts (Stati Uniti d'America), morto sabato 15 maggio 1886 a Amherst, Massachusetts (Stati Uniti d'America)
Questo autore lo trovi anche in Frasi & Aforismi e in Proverbi.

Scritta da: Silvana Stremiz
The Manner of it's Death
When Certain it must die -
'Tis deemed a privilege to choose -
'Twas Major Andre's Way -
When Choice of Life - is past -
There yet remains a Love
It's little Fate to stipulate -

How small in those who live -

The Miracle to teaze
With Babble of the styles -
How "they are Dying mostly - now" -
And Customs at "St. James"!
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    Scritta da: Silvana Stremiz
    We do not play on Graves -
    Because there is'nt Room -
    Besides - it isn't even - it slants
    And People come -
    And put a Flower on it -
    And hang their faces so -
    We're fearing that their Hearts will drop -
    And crush our pretty play -
    And so we move as far
    As Enemies - away -
    Just looking round to see how far
    It is - Occasionally.
    Noi non giochiamo sulle Tombe -
    Perché non c'è Spazio -
    Inoltre - non sono piatte - pendono
    E la Gente arriva -
    E vi poggia un Fiore -
    E china talmente il volto -
    Da farci temere che i loro Cuori cadano -
    E schiaccino il nostro piacevole gioco -
    E così ce ne andiamo
    Via - come dai Nemici -
    Voltandoci appena per vedere a che distanza
    Sia - Di tanto in tanto -
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      I heard a Fly buzz - when I died -
      The Stillness in the Room
      Was like the Stillness in the Air -
      Between the Heaves of Storm -
      The Eyes around - had wrung them dry -
      And Breaths were gathering firm
      For that last Onset - when the King
      Be witnessed - in the Room -

      I willed my Keepsakes - Signed away
      What portion of me be
      Assignable - and then it was
      There interposed a Fly -

      With Blue - uncertain - stumbling Buzz -
      Between the light - and me -
      And then the Windows failed - and then
      I could not see to see.
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