Emily Dickinson

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

I Many Times Thought Peace Had Come - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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—

Topic(s) of this poem: peace


Comments about I Many Times Thought Peace Had Come by Emily Dickinson

  • * Sunprincess * (9/26/2015 11:21:00 PM)

    ................wonderful poem...love the theme of peace ★ (Report) Reply

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  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (1/24/2015 12:13:00 AM)

    Still relevant the ideas of this poem in the world and I likes it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Monday, December 22, 2014


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