Poet Emily Dickinson

American poet (B:1830-12-10 - D:1886-05-15)

Poems Comments

The Soul's Superior Instants


The Soul's Superior instants
Occur to Her—alone—
When friend—and Earth's occasion
Have infinite withdrawn—

Or She—Herself—ascended
To too remote a Height
For lower Recognition
Than Her Omnipotent—

This Mortal Abolition
Is seldom—but as fair
As Apparition—subject
To Autocratic Air—

Eternity's disclosure
To favorites—a few—
Of the Colossal substance
Of Immortality

Poem topics:

Rate this poem:

Add The Soul's Superior Instants poem to your favorites

Add Poet Emily Dickinson to your favorites

Popular Poets

Margaret Vandegrift (1 poems)
H. D. (24 poems)
Nandi Jemmah (0 poems)
William Oldys (1 poems)
Harriet Monroe (83 poems)
Eunice Tietjens (1 poems)
John Vance Cheney (2 poems)
John Barbour (4 poems)
Helen Hunt Jackson (4 poems)
Ingeborg Bachmann (3 poems)

Popular Poems

Eternal Time, That Wastest Without Waste, by Anonymous Americas
Psalm 116 Part 1, by Isaac Watts
Sweet Empty Sky Of June Without A Stain,, by Henry Vaughan
The world is full of double beds, by Hilaire Belloc
The Well, by Denise Levertov
Walcourt, by Paul Verlaine
Dirge Of Nelson, by William Lisle Bowles
The Bells Announcing Our Wedding Day, by Cristina Teodor
Acknowledgment, by Sidney Lanier
Thoughts, by Thomas Lovell Beddoes