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Emily Dickinson - Ambition cannot find him.

Ambition cannot find him.
Affection doesn't know
How many leagues of nowhere
Lie between them now.

Yesterday, undistinguished!
Eminent Today
For our mutual hone, Immortality!

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Ambition cannot find him. - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 68. Ambition cannot find him.
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jan 28 2004

Comment 3 of 3, added on August 25th, 2012 at 6:22 AM.
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Great, this story really touching, beautiful new beginning the end of impressive. Thank you!


Comment 2 of 3, added on April 22nd, 2009 at 5:22 AM.

She was drunk at the time, and angry with the milkman, who had fondled her bum, and wrote this poem about him in spite.

simoncito from Germany
Comment 1 of 3, added on May 21st, 2007 at 5:37 PM.

Does anyone know what this poem means? If you do, can you explain it to me?

Brian from United States

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