Heart, We Will Forget Him

Heart, we will forget him,
You and I, tonight!
You must forget the warmth he gave,
I will forget the light.
When you have done pray tell me,
Then I, my thoughts, will dim.
Haste! ‘lest while you’re lagging
I may remember him!

by Emily Dickinson

Comments (4)

Haste! ‘lest while you’re lagging I may remember him! ....these lines make me smile....if there is any sorrow embedded, I'm sorry still I smile... Emily, you are great
......totally amazing....love this, adding to on my favorites ★
best poem ever. i was speechless when i read it first. seems like emily dickinson has said words i cant find to say to myself.
I love this poem. I relate to it and for that it has it's own place in my heart.