Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, A DIALOGUE, by EMILY DICKINSON

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A DIALOGUE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Death is a dialogue between
Last Line: An overcoat of clay.
Subject(s): Death; Immortality; Dead, The

DEATH is a dialogue between
The spirit and the dust.
"Dissolve," says Death. The Spirit, "Sir,
I have another trust."

Death doubts it, argues from the ground.
The Spirit turns away,
Just laying off, for evidence,
An overcoat of clay.

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