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Exultation is the going

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)



Exultation is the going
Of an inland soul to sea,
Past the houses—past the headlands—
Into deep Eternity—

Bred as we, among the mountains,
Can the sailor understand
The divine intoxication
Of the first league out from land?

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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