Emily Dickinson

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

Should You But Fail At—sea - Poem by Emily Dickinson


Should you but fail at—Sea—
In sight of me—
Or doomed lie—
Next Sun—to die—
Or rap—at Paradise—unheard
I'd harass God
Until he let you in!

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  • Indira Renganathan (11/20/2016 8:08:00 AM)

    Should You But Fail At—sea
    Oh Sun, don't set...until you come back God will be harassed.... is this Emily? caught your thought? ...you are always different Emily...there is always something catchy, interesting and magical in your poems even if I don't get the meaning correctly....great 10++++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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