Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, A COUNTRY BURIAL, by EMILY DICKINSON

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First Line: Ample make this bed
Last Line: Interrupt this ground.
Subject(s): Death; Graves; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones

Ample make this bed.
Make this bed with awe;
In it wait till judgment break
Excellent and fair.
Be its mattress straight,
Be its pillow round;
Let no sunrise' yellow noise
Interrupt this ground.

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