"Unto Me?" I Do Not Know You


"Unto Me?" I do not know you—
Where may be your House?

"I am Jesus—Late of Judea—
Now—of Paradise"—

Wagons—have you—to convey me?
This is far from Thence—

"Arms of Mine—sufficient Phaeton—
Trust Omnipotence"—

I am spotted—"I am Pardon"—
I am small—"The Least
Is esteemed in Heaven the Chiefest—
Occupy my House"—

by Emily Dickinson

Comments (24)

I did not take this to be directed to one specific person like Mary Magdalene but to each person who desires to know him. Beautiful
Nice expression. Beautiful spiritual poem.
And which in particular unto thee is she referring to when Jesus catches her attention. In truth, this isn't Emily's in the conversation, but more a third person sinner, and we assume it to be female because the author is. So, my vote is the persona of Mary Magdalene. Could it be after the resurrection? On the road? And yet, Mary, the greatest of all the believers, still does not recognize Jesus, and still needs forgiveness.
Great realizations in the spiritual level.. tony
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