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Emily Dickinson - He was weak, and I was strong -- then

He was weak, and I was strong -- then --
So He let me lead him in --
I was weak, and He was strong then --
So I let him lead me -- Home.

'Twasn't far -- the door was near --
'Twasn't dark -- for He went -- too --
'Twasn't loud, for He said nought --
That was all I cared to know.

Day knocked -- and we must part --
Neither -- was strongest -- now --
He strove -- and I strove -- too --
We didn't do it -- tho'!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 190. He was weak, and I was strong -- then
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 1 of 1, added on May 22nd, 2007 at 8:11 PM.

i love this poem. i think it is very passionate. i love all of emily's poems. she was a brilliant poet.

yannel from United States

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