17 January 2015

A Speck upon a Ball

I saw no Way — The Heavens were stitched —
I felt the Columns close —
The Earth reversed her Hemispheres —
I touched the Universe — 
And back it slid — and I alone
A Speck upon a Ball —
Went out upon Circumference —
Beyond the Dip of Bell
Emily Dickinson, c. 1862

Image: NASA

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