Emily Dickinson

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

Witchcraft Was Hung, In History - Poem by Emily Dickinson

'Twas such a little - little boat
That toddled down the bay!
'Twas such a gallant - gallant sea
That beckoned it away!

'Twas such a greedy, greedy wave
That licked it from the Coast -
Nor ever guessed the stately sails
My little craft was lost!

Topic(s) of this poem: history


Comments about Witchcraft Was Hung, In History by Emily Dickinson

  • Steve Elliott (12/7/2017 1:07:00 AM)


    This is the wrong text for this poem. Here is the actual poem:

    Witchcraft was hung, in History,
    But History and I
    Find all the Witchcraft that we need
    Around us, every Day—
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  • (12/6/2017 11:03:00 PM)


    This is the wrong poem. Here is the correct text for Witchcraft Was Hung:

    Witchcraft was hung, in History,
    But History and I
    Find all the Witchcraft that we need
    Around us, every Day—
    (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 17, 2015



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