Emily Dickinson: Fascicle 6

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Poem 17 (J 80: 1830-1886)

1:
Our lives are Swiss
Our lives are Swiss
Our lives are Swiss ,—
Our lives are Swiss
2:
So still so Cool
So still so Cool
So still , so cool ,
So still so Cool
3:
Till some odd afternoon
Till some odd afternoon
Till , some odd afternoon ,
Till some odd afternoon
4:
The Alps neglect their Curtains
The Alps neglect their Curtains
The Alps neglect their curtains ,
The Alps neglect their Curtains
5:
And we look farther on !
And we look farther on !
And we look farther on .
And we look farther on !
6:
Italy stands the other side !
Italy stands the other side !
Italy stands the other side ,
Italy stands the other side !
7:
While like a guard between .
While like a guard between
While , like a guard between ,
While like a guard between
8:
The solumn Alps
The solumn Alps
The solumn Alps ,
The solumn Alps
9:
The Siren Alps
The siren Alps
The siren Alps ,
The siren Alps
10:
Forever intervene!
Forever intervene!
Forever intervene!
Forever intervene!
Image Map for Original Poem 17 Our lives are Swiss— So still— so Cool— So still— so Cool— So still— so Cool— Till some odd afternoon Till some odd afternoon The Alps neglect their Curtains The Alps neglect their Curtains And we look farther on! Italy stands the other side! Italy stands the other side! While like a guard between. While like a guard between. The solumn Alps— The Siren Alps The Siren Alps
Image Map for Centenary Edition of Poem 17 Original Dickinson: Our lives are Swiss— Original Dickinson: So still— so Cool— Original Dickinson: So still— so Cool— Original Dickinson: Till some odd afternoon Original Dickinson: Till some odd afternoon Original Dickinson: The Alps neglect their Curtains Original Dickinson: And we look farther on! Original Dickinson: Italy stands the other side! Original Dickinson: Italy stands the other side! Original Dickinson: While like a guard between. Original Dickinson: While like a guard between. Original Dickinson: The solumn Alps— Original Dickinson: The Siren Alps Original Dickinson: The Siren Alps
Image Map for Complete Poems of Poem 17 Original Dickinson: Our lives are Swiss— Original Dickinson: So still— so Cool— Original Dickinson: So still— so Cool— Original Dickinson: Till some odd afternoon Original Dickinson: Till some odd afternoon Original Dickinson: The Alps neglect their Curtains Original Dickinson: The Alps neglect their Curtains Original Dickinson: And we look farther on! Original Dickinson: Italy stands the other side! Original Dickinson: Italy stands the other side! Original Dickinson: While like a guard between. Original Dickinson: While like a guard between. Original Dickinson: The solumn Alps— Original Dickinson: The Siren Alps Original Dickinson: The Siren Alps
Image Map for Dickinson Poem 17 Original Dickinson: Our lives are Swiss— Original Dickinson: So still— so Cool— Original Dickinson: So still— so Cool— Original Dickinson: Till some odd afternoon Original Dickinson: Till some odd afternoon Original Dickinson: The Alps neglect their Curtains Original Dickinson: The Alps neglect their Curtains Original Dickinson: And we look farther on! Original Dickinson: Italy stands the other side! Original Dickinson: Italy stands the other side! Original Dickinson: While like a guard between. Original Dickinson: While like a guard between. Original Dickinson: The solumn Alps— Original Dickinson: The Siren Alps Original Dickinson: The Siren Alps