Emily Dickinson

I Showed Her Heights She Never Saw

poem 446

I showed her Heights she never saw Would’st Climb, I said? She said Not so With me I said With me? I showed her Secrets Morning’s Nest The Rope the Nights were put across And now Would’st have me for a Guest? She could not find her Yes And then, I brake my life And Lo, A Light, for her, did solemn glow, The larger, as her face withdrew And could she, further, No?

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