I dwell in Possibility

 

I dwell in Possibility –

A fairer House than Prose –

More numerous of Windows –

Superior – for Doors –

 

Of Chambers as the Cedars –

Impregnable of eye –

And for an everlasting Roof

The Gambrels of the Sky –

 

Of Visitors – the fairest –

For Occupation – This –

The spreading wide my narrow Hands

To gather Paradise –

 

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), ca. 1862.

 

Cover: Libri di Versi 7, an artwork (detail) by poet Simone Consorti and artist Renzo Cevro Vukovic in Portogruaro, Italy until August 30, 2015 at Archeological Museum (ph. Diana Marrone)

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