Poet Emily Dickinson

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

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To be alive—is Power


To be alive-is Power-
Existence-in itself-
Without a further function-

To be alive-and Will!
'Tis able as a God-
The Maker-of Ourselves-be what-
Such being Finitude!

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