Edna St. Vincent Millay
The world stands out on either side
No wider than the heart is wide;
Above the world is stretched the sky,â€”
No higher than the soul is high.
The heart can push the sea and land
Farther away on either hand;
The soul can split the sky in two,
And let the face of God shine through.
But East and West will pinch the heart
That cannot keep them pushed apart;
And he whose soul is flatâ€”the sky
Will cave in on him by and by.