Emily Dickinson

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

Within My Reach! - Poem by Emily Dickinson


Within my reach!
I could have touched!
I might have chanced that way!
Soft sauntered thro' the village—
Sauntered as soft away!
So unsuspected Violets
Within the meadows go—
Too late for striving fingers
That passed, an hour ago!

Comments about Within My Reach! by Emily Dickinson

  • Susan Williams (2/16/2017 2:21:00 PM)

    There's a soft and tender magic in her soul that reaches out to the world through her words (Report) Reply

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  • (1/22/2016 11:10:00 PM)

    .............beautifully penned...and most wonderful of imagery...lovely violets ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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