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4.25.31: 340 (I felt a Funeral, in my Brain)

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    I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,
    And Mourners to and fro
    Kept treading — treading — till it seemed
    That Sense was breaking through —

    And when they all were seated,
    A Service, like a Drum —
    Kept beating — beating — till I thought
    My Mind was going numb —

    And then I heard them lift a Box
    And creak across my Soul
    With those same Boots of Lead, again,
    Then Space — began to toll,

    As all the Heavens were a Bell,
    And Being, but an Ear,
    And I, and Silence, some strange Race
    Wrecked, solitary, here —

    And then a Plank in Reason, broke,
    And I dropped down, and down —
    And hit a World, at every plunge,
    And Finished knowing — then —


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