Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

I Made Slow Riches But My Gain - Poem by Emily Dickinson


I made slow Riches but my Gain
Was steady as the Sun
And every Night, it numbered more
Than the preceding One

All Days, I did not earn the same
But my perceiveless Gain
Inferred the less by Growing than
The Sum that it had grown.

Comments about I Made Slow Riches But My Gain by Emily Dickinson

  • Gold Star - 30,077 Points * Sunprincess * (9/26/2015 11:12:00 PM)

    ..........wonderful theme...very nice ★ (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Rookie - 184 Points Brian Jani (5/5/2014 11:21:00 AM)

    Very creative of you nice work (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: sun, night

Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

[Hata Bildir]