AN EMILY DICKINSON POEM FOR TODAY

Tell all the Truth but tell it slant –

Success in Circuit lies


Too bright for our infirm Delight


The Truth’s superb surprise


As Lightning to the Children eased


With explanation kind


The Truth must dazzle gradually


Or every man be blind –

2 thoughts on “AN EMILY DICKINSON POEM FOR TODAY

  1. It's ironic that the lady who is known as “the woman in white” wears black in her only authenticated later- than- childhood portrait.
    I really love the poetry of Emily Dickinson. In her poems, she talks about things profound. The best thing about her is that she let us see death and other “dark” subjects in a very different light.

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