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Emily Dickinson

Amherst / Massachusetts
Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Wild Nights! Wild Nights!

Rating: 4.5
Wild Nights! Wild Nights!
Were I with thee,
Wild Nights should be
Our luxury!

Futile the winds
To a heart in port, --
Done with the compass,
Done with the chart!

Rowing in Eden!
Ah! the sea!
Might I but moor
To-night in Thee!
Emily Dickinson
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COMMENTS
Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 16 February 2017
Thy name is sweetness with words so concise.
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Amar Agarwala 16 February 2017
Emily Dickinson... is one of my favorite. She was God gifted... the sorcery of her words are simply unparalleled.
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Susan Williams 16 February 2017
Such love and tenderness glow in the eyes of this poem. How could her loved one help but be drawn to such a woman?
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Ratnakar Mandlik 16 February 2017
A fantastic flight of imagery can conceive such an awesome poem
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M Asim Nehal 16 February 2017
A fantastic poem to read....loved it 10
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Edward Kofi Louis 16 February 2017
Rolling in Eden. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 16 February 2017
In Eden...... Thanks for sharing.......
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Lantz Pierre 16 February 2017
What an incredible, full-throated and yet demurely discreet poem of erotic desire. The middle stanza is such an elegant pivot from the no-holds-barred fantasy of the first stanza to the calm, fulfilling paradise of the close. The poem is both ravenous and generous in its expression of love and desire. Exquisite.
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Tom Billsborough 16 February 2017
God didn't allow women much leeway in Eden. Think I'd have left that line out. Otherwise a very good poem
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Tom Allport 16 February 2017
a poem with great expectations of love?
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