Poet Emily Dickinson

American poet (B:1830-12-10 - D:1886-05-15)

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The Thrill came slowly like a Boom for


The Thrill came slowly like a Boom for
Centuries delayed
Its fitness growing like the Flood
In sumptuous solitude-
The desolations only missed
While Rapture changed its Dress
And stood amazed before the Change
In ravished Holiness-

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