Emily Dickinson

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

Exultation Is The Going - Poem by Emily Dickinson


Exultation is the going
Of an inland soul to sea,
Past the houses—past the headlands—
Into deep Eternity—

Bred as we, among the mountains,
Can the sailor understand
The divine intoxication
Of the first league out from land?

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  • (11/27/2015 2:58:00 PM)

    .....truly imaginative, a superb write ★ into deep eternity (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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