The bustle in the house (1078)

Original Text: 
The Manuscript Books of Emily Dickinson, edited by R. W. Franklin in volumes (Cambridge, Mass., and London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1981; PS 1541 A1 1981 ROBA): II, 1151 (set 6c).
1The bustle in a house
2The morning after death
3Is solemnest of industries
4Enacted upon earth.
5The sweeping up the heart
6And putting love away
7We shall not want to use again
8Until eternity.
Publication Start Year: 
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1997.