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Emily Dickinson - Faith -- is the Pierless Bridge

Faith -- is the Pierless Bridge
Supporting what We see
Unto the Scene that We do not --
Too slender for the eye

It bears the Soul as bold
As it were rocked in Steel
With Arms of Steel at either side --
It joins -- behind the Veil

To what, could We presume
The Bridge would cease to be
To Our far, vacillating Feet
A first Necessity.

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Faith -- is the Pierless Bridge - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 915. Faith -- is the Pierless Bridge
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Feb 14 2011

Comment 6 of 6, added on July 18th, 2014 at 6:50 AM.
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Comment 5 of 6, added on March 8th, 2005 at 8:33 AM.

I was also searching for this poem after I saw it on "Joan of Arcadia". It sort of stuck out to me in the episode, and I wasn't going to post a comment, but I found it amusing so many other people have looked for it for the same reason. That's why I love "Joan"...it really makes me think, and opens me up to new worlds.

Rebecca from United States
Comment 4 of 6, added on March 7th, 2005 at 1:34 PM.

I also heard this poem on "Joan of Arcadia." I was in need of a poem for my Literature class and this seemed to be handed to me.

Lacey from United States

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