Behind Me - dips Eternity - - (721)

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Emily Dickinson

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Behind Me - dips Eternity - Before Me - Immortality - Myself - the Term between -Death but the Drift of Eastern Gray,Dissolving into Dawn away,Before the West begin -'Tis Kingdoms - afterward - they say - In perfect - pauseless Monarchy - Whose Prince - is Son of None -Himself - His Dateless Dynasty -Himself - Himself diversify -In duplicate divine -'Tis Miracle before Me - then -'Tis Miracle behind - between -A Crescent in the Sea -With Midnight to the North of Her -And Midnight to the South of Her - And Maelstrom - in the Sky -

Her life - life is mearly a moment

half, feminine rhyme - not specific/certain

Exact, masculine rhyme - exact/certain about death

Dawn - possitive, light, colour - not traditional/typical description of death

Death is certain like Dawn

Afterlife

Eternity, Religion

Positivity > Doubts religion > Negativity

Questioning religion

Jesus

Eternal

Wishes to have faith/believe religion - but simply cannot

Desperate self-persuasion of an afterlife

Moon, sea - abandoned, stranded, lost - non-traditional use of light imagery - being a reflection of the moon results in it being non-positive

Talked herself out of a positive view on death and the afterlife

Chaos

Surrounded by darkness - her life is an insignifigant moment

Pensive, morbid/pessism

No longer dawn

Few sensory desriptions

Poem

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