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The Bustle in a House (1108)

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The Bustle in a House
The Morning after Death
Is solemnest of industries
Enacted opon Earth –

The Sweeping up the Heart
And putting Love away
We shall not want to use again
Until Eternity –


Source: The Poems of Emily Dickinson Edited by R.W. Franklin (Harvard University Press, 1999)
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