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Emily Dickinson - He strained my faith

He strained my faith --
Did he find it supple?
Shook my strong trust --
Did it then -- yield?

Hurled my belief --
But -- did he shatter -- it?
Racked -- with suspense --
Not a nerve failed!

Wrung me -- with Anguish --
But I never doubted him --
'Tho' for what wrong
He did never say --

Stabbed -- while I sued
His sweet forgiveness --
Jesus -- it's your little "John"!
Don't you know -- me?

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 497. He strained my faith
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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