Emily Dickinson

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

Bless God, He Went As Soldiers - Poem by Emily Dickinson


Bless God, he went as soldiers,
His musket on his breast—
Grant God, he charge the bravest
Of all the martial blest!

Please God, might I behold him
In epauletted white—
I should not fear the foe then—
I should not fear the fight!

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  • (5/6/2014 8:09:00 PM)

    Wow. Very intense. I love her imagery and descriptions. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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