Quotation by Emily Dickinson

When it comes, the Landscape listens—
Shadows—hold their breath—
When it goes, 'tis like the Distance
On the look of Death—
Emily Dickinson (1830–1886), U.S. poet. There's a certain Slant of light (l. 13–16). . .

The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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