Emily Dickinson

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

The Drop, That Wrestles In The Sea - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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The Drop, that wrestles in the Sea—
Forgets her own locality—
As I—toward Thee—

She knows herself an incense small—
Yet small—she sighs—if All—is All—
How larger—be?

The Ocean—smiles—at her Conceit—
But she, forgetting Amphitrite—
Pleads—"Me"?


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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