Emily Dickinson

Dec. 10, 1830 - May 15, 1886

 

Whether my bark went down at sea...

by Emily Dickinson

Whether my bark went down at sea
Whether she met with gales,
Whether to isles enchanted
She bent her docile sails;

By what mystic mooring
She is held to-day, --
This is the errand of the eye
Out upon the bay.

Source:

Poems
Copyright 1890
Little, Brown, And Company, Boston
 
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