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Emily Dickinson: I many times thought Peace had come

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Emily Dickinson
I many times thought Peace had come

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I many times thought Peace had come
When Peace was far away —
As Wrecked Men — deem they sight the Land —
At Centre of the Sea —

And struggle slacker — but to prove
As hopelessly as I —
How many the fictitious Shores —
Before the Harbor be —

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  1. alienindirtyromania
    April 6, 2015 at 8:53 am

    “Are we that wait-sufficient worth-
    That such Enormous Pearl
    As life-dissolved be-for Us
    In Battle’s-horrid Bowl?”
    E.D.

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