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?


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  • pasta worm (3/27/2020 2:02:00 PM)

    epiccccc online shcool(Report)Reply

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  • chloe jenkins (3/19/2020 4:01:00 PM)

    amazing poem! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
    so inspiring! ! ! ! !(Report)Reply

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  • Blayne Jones (3/17/2020 10:28:00 AM)

    I love this poem because it really shows size does not matter but also the lord is always with you.(Report)Reply

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  • nnnnnnnnnnnnuhfhfhfggggghfhf (3/16/2020 5:57:00 PM)

    I DID A PRESENTATION OVER HER! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !(Report)Reply

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  • dhbchbcdhc (1/24/2020 9:36:00 AM)

    Yo david is so buff for killing that stupid monsters!(Report)Reply

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  • giorno giovani (1/16/2020 3:37:00 PM)

    and-and-and-and-and-and-and-and-and-and-(Report)Reply

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  • michael pilkington (1/16/2020 1:45:00 PM)

    YO I mean David was not small because he defeated a giant with just a slingshot.(Report)Reply

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  • preston (1/16/2019 10:35:00 AM)

    annoying when says and dash(Report)Reply

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  • preston (1/16/2019 10:34:00 AM)

    annoying when it says and dash(Report)Reply

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  • king williams (1/11/2019 2:30:00 PM)

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

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  • * Sunprincess * (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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