The Brain is wider than the Sky

by Emily Dickinson

The Brain is wider than the Sky -
For - put them side by side -
The one the other will contain
With ease - and You - beside -

The Brain is deeper than the sea -
For - hold them - Blue to Blue -
The one the other will absorb -
As Sponges - Buckets - do -

The Brain is just the weight of God
For - heft them - Pound for Pound
And they will differ - if they do -
As Syllable from Sound -


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