How Far Is It To Heaven?

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How far is it to Heaven?
As far as Death this way—
Of River or of Ridge beyond
Was no discovery.

How far is it to Hell?
As far as Death this way—
How far left hand the Sepulchre
Defies Topography.

by Emily Dickinson

Comments (6)

The topography of hell and heaven well described. Thanks poet.
Fantastic poem..........
True poem... As far as Death this way— How far left hand the Sepulchre Defies Topography.
no words to say.....most wonderful poem...beyond comments
How far is it to Heaven? As far as Death this way— Of River or of Ridge beyond Was no discovery. LOVE THE POEM AND ITS EMOTION
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