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Emily Dickinson - Escaping backward to perceive

Escaping backward to perceive
The Sea upon our place --
Escaping forward, to confront
His glittering Embrace --

Retreating up, a Billow's height
Retreating blinded down
Our undermining feet to meet
Instructs to the Divine.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 867. Escaping backward to perceive
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Mar 27 2006
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