Emily Dickinson

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

I Took My Power In My Hand - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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I took my Power in my Hand—
And went against the World—
'Twas not so much as David—had—
But I—was twice as bold—

I aimed by Pebble—but Myself
Was all the one that fell—
Was it Goliath—was too large—
Or was myself—too small?


Comments about I Took My Power In My Hand by Emily Dickinson

  • (1/16/2019 10:35:00 AM)


    annoying when says and dash (Report) Reply

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  • (1/16/2019 10:34:00 AM)


    annoying when it says and dash (Report) Reply

  • (1/11/2019 2:30:00 PM)


    this is the opposite of David and Goliath. (Report) Reply

  • (9/29/2015 3:38:00 PM)


    .............wonderful poem, power is a great theme ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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