Emily Dickinson

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

A Sloop of Amber slips away - Poem by Emily Dickinson

A Sloop of Amber slips away
Upon an Ether Sea,
And wrecks in Peace a Purple Tar,
The Son of Ecstasy -


Comments about A Sloop of Amber slips away by Emily Dickinson

  • (5/23/2016 3:52:00 PM)


    ....so poetic, beautifully done ★ (Report) Reply

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  • (5/7/2016 7:36:00 AM)


    This could only be seen by a visionary (Report) Reply

  • (2/26/2016 10:57:00 PM)


    Superb! Short, sweet and meaningful poem. Thanks for sharing here. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 9, 2016



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