A Throe Upon The Features


A throe upon the features—
A hurry in the breath—
An ecstasy of parting
Denominated "Death"—

An anguish at the mention
Which when to patience grown,
I've known permission given
To rejoin its own.

by Emily Dickinson

Comments (2)

truth told in apt words....yes, parting is bad and patience helps rejoining- - 10
dark yet beautiful.... great poem :)