Of All The Souls
By Emily Dickinson

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Of All The Souls
By Emily Dickinson

Of all the souls that stand create
I have elected one.
When sense from spirit files away
And subterfuge is done;

When that which is and that which was
Apart, intrinsic, stand,
And this brief tragedy of flesh
Is sifted like a sand;

When figures show their royal front
And mists are carved away,–
Behold the atom I preferred
To all the lists of clay!