Emily Dickinson

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

Whether My Bark Went Down At Sea - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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Whether my bark went down at sea—
Whether she met with gales—
Whether to isles enchanted
She bent her docile sails—

By what mystic mooring
She is held today—
This is the errand of the eye
Out upon the Bay.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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