The Bustle in a House

THE bustle in a house
The morning after death
Is solemnest of industries
Enacted upon earth —
The sweeping up the heart,
And putting love away:
We shall not want to use again
Until eternity.

First print Time and Eternity XXII, 22
Johnson 1078 | Franklin 1108

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■→Poems, first print by Higginson and Todd, page 133;
Colon for post-consequent premising (consequent: sweeping up the heart, putting love away, premise, reason, or cause: we shall not want them until eternity); dash alone for thematic development, please search the ■→Notes for the Outlet.

Analysis,
■→Notes for Emily Dickinson’s poetry;
Poems one-by-one print and fascicle comparison,
■→Resource for Emily Dickinson’s poetry;
■→Google Drive, manuscript fascicles.


A D V E R T I S E M E N T

The world may never have seen her original handwriting, if her skill was taken for supernatural. Feel welcome to Poems by Emily Dickinson prepared for print by Teresa Pelka: thematic stanzas, notes on the Greek and Latin inspiration, the correlative with Webster 1828, and the Aristotelian motif, Things perpetual — these are not in time, but in eternity.

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