Emily Dickinson

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

Fate Slew Him, But He Did Not Drop - Poem by Emily Dickinson

FATE slew him, but he did not drop;
She felled—he did not fall—
Impaled him on her fiercest stakes—
He neutralized them all.

She stung him, sapped his firm advance,
But, when her worst was done,
And he, unmoved, regarded her,
Acknowledged him a man.

Topic(s) of this poem: fate


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  • (11/25/2015 9:12:00 PM)


    ..........an amazing write and wonderful theme....love this ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015



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