There is a solitude of space

 

"There is a solitude of space

A solitude of sea

A solitude of death, but these

Society shall be

Compared with that profounder site

That polar privacy

A soul admitted to itself-

Finite infinity."

- Emily Dickinson (1830-86)

BIANCHI, MARTHA DICKINSON, 1866-1943, & DICKINSON, EMILY, 1830-1886. (1914). The Single Hound: Poems of a Lifetime. Little, Brown, and Co., p28. http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/dickinson/hound/hound.html.