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Bliss Carman, et al., eds.  The World’s Best Poetry.
Volume IV. The Higher Life.  1904.
 
VII. Death: Immortality: Heaven
Heaven
Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)
 
I NEVER saw a moor,
  I never saw the sea;
Yet know I how the heather looks,
  And what a wave must be.
 
I never spake with God,        5
  Nor visited in heaven;
Yet certain am I of the spot
  As if the chart were given.
 
 
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