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June’s Phrases

After nice ache, a proper feeling comes –

The Nerves sit ceremonious, like Tombs –

The stiff Coronary heart questions ‘was it He, that bore,’

And ‘Yesterday, or Centuries earlier than’?

The Toes, mechanical, go spherical –

A Picket manner

Of Floor, or Air, or Ought –

Regardless grown,

A Quartz contentment, like a stone –

That is the Hour of Lead –

Remembered, if outlived,

As Freezing individuals, recollect the Snow –

First – Chill – then Stupor – then the letting go –

After nice ache, a proper feeling comes – (372) by Emily Dickinson

photograph: Cultural Turns by Tyler Mitchell | Connective Tissue | © Tyler Mitchell. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

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