You left me—Sire—two Legacies


You left me—Sire—two Legacies—
A Legacy of Love
A Heavenly Father would suffice
Had He the offer of—

You left me Boundaries of Pain—
Capacious as the Sea—
Between Eternity and Time—
Your Consciousness—and Me—

by Emily Dickinson

Comments (5)

The world, though, made up of two- good and bad that is why the persona is left with two lagacies
beautiful and so true..........
this is very common amongst the nowadays love... the poet has really done great work. You can also read my poem 'Apposite' very similar to this.
... lovely and beautiful work
this poem aptly describes both the pain and love that lives within a broken heart. harmoniously lovely.