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Emily Dickinson - Reverse cannot befall

Reverse cannot befall
That fine Prosperity
Whose Sources are interior --
As soon -- Adversity

A Diamond -- overtake
In far -- Bolivian Ground --
Misfortune hath no implement
Could mar it -- if it found --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 395. Reverse cannot befall
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 1 of 1, added on June 13th, 2011 at 7:54 PM.

If your inner life is blessed, adversity cannot touch you, really. You are as indestructible as a diamond.

frumpo from United States

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