Before He comes we weigh the Time!

by Emily Dickinson


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Before He comes we weigh the Time!
'Tis Heavy and 'tis Light.
When He depart, an Emptiness
Is the prevailing Freight.

-- from The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, Edited by Thomas H. Johnson

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