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Emily Dickinson (1830–86).  Complete Poems.  1924.

Part Four: Time and Eternity

LXIII


AMPLE make this bed.
Make this bed with awe;
In it wait till judgment break
Excellent and fair.
  
Be its mattress straight,        5
Be its pillow round;
Let no sunrise’ yellow noise
Interrupt this ground.

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