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Success Is Counted Sweetest - Poem by Emily Dickinson

Success is counted sweetest
By those who ne'er succeed.
To comprehend a nectar
Requires sorest need.

Not one of all the purple Host
Who took the Flag today
Can tell the definition
So clear of Victory

As he defeated--dying--
On whose forbidden ear
The distant strains of triumph
Burst agonized and clear!


Comments about Success Is Counted Sweetest by Emily Dickinson

  • Gold Star - 241,437 Points Robert Murray Smith (7/13/2017 8:30:00 PM)

    The first two lines of the first stanza say it all. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 65,910 Points * Sunprincess * (6/12/2016 8:59:00 PM)

    ......amazing first stanza, those who never succeed wish to taste the sweet nectar of success....they realize how sweet it can be moreso than the one who is successful ★ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Eric Fang (1/27/2014 10:07:00 PM)

    In the poem “Success is counted on sweetness, Emily Dickinson strongly supports that in order to understand true success, you need to be someone who constantly fails and gets defeated. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Success

  1. 1. Success Is Counted Sweetest , Emily Dickinson
  2. 2. Lines Of Success , Obinna Kenechukwu Eruchie
  3. 3. A Song Of Success , Robert William Service
  4. 4. Success , Emma Lazarus
  5. 5. Success Story , Hasmukh Amathalal
  6. 6. There Is No Rest For Success , Felix Lugo
  7. 7. Success , Rupert Brooke
  8. 8. Beauty Is Success , anushmadhu P.Bharathi
  9. 9. Success Comes To Cow Creek , James Tate
  10. 10. Success , Ashraful Musaddeq
  11. 11. Success , Hasmukh Amathalal
  12. 12. What Defines Success , Alisha Ricks
  13. 13. How Do You Define Success? , Julius Babarinsa
  14. 14. Epitaph Of A Young Poet Who Died Before .. , Amy Lowell
  15. 15. Success , Henry Lawson
  16. 16. ' Success Of Heart' , anushmadhu P.Bharathi
  17. 17. ' Oh My Success! ' , anushmadhu P.Bharathi
  18. 18. An Ode - Humbly Inscribed To The Queen, .. , Matthew Prior
  19. 19. (340) Success , Melvina Germain
  20. 20. ! Success! , Marvin Brato Sr
  21. 21. No End To Success , Jeff Rushton
  22. 22. On Perseverance For Success , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
  23. 23. My Success Is My Wife...... , Ravi Sathasivam
  24. 24. Failure And Success , David Harris
  25. 25. The Key To Success , Sofi Martinez
  26. 26. The Road To Success , Sylvia Chidi
  27. 27. What Is Success? , dr.nutan pol
  28. 28. Key To Success , Suma Varsha
  29. 29. (25) The Verity Of Success Redefined , Lubna S. Khan
  30. 30. Success , Robert William Service
  31. 31. Failure And Success , samyak jain
  32. 32. The Success , Otteri Selvakumar
  33. 33. Success , Nivedita Chatterjee
  34. 34. Success , Mr. Bean
  35. 35. Success In Need , Manahil Shafiq
  36. 36. Success Knock Your Doors , dinesh mukherjee a poet occa ..
  37. 37. * The Path Of Success , Surayya Abbas
  38. 38. My Step To Success....... , Charles Farmkidzzz Mthembu
  39. 39. A Success Story , Hasmukh Amathalal
  40. 40. Looking For A Recluse Without Success , Jia Dao
  41. 41. The Toolbox Of Success , Amrit Rathi
  42. 42. Secret Of Success , Mr. Bean
  43. 43. Love's Success , Makarand Paranjape
  44. 44. The Success Story , Hasmukh Amathalal
  45. 45. Spiritual Success Based On Worldly Succ.. , Muzahidul Reza
  46. 46. Corporate Success , Herbert Nehrlich
  47. 47. Failure And Success , Susan T. Aparejo
  48. 48. Determination For Success , Shashikant Nishant Sharma
  49. 49. What Is Success , Francis Duggan
  50. 50. Success Poems - What Will Be Your Legacy? , Haki Aitoro
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