Emily Dickinson

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

She Staked Her Feathers—gained An Arc - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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She staked her Feathers—Gained an Arc—
Debated—Rose again—
This time—beyond the estimate
Of Envy, or of Men—

And now, among Circumference—
Her steady Boat be seen—
At home—among the Billows—As
The Bough where she was born—


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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