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Emily Dickinson - Not to discover weakness is

Not to discover weakness is
The Artifice of strength --
Impregnability inheres
As much through Consciousness

Of faith of others in itself
As Pyramidal Nerve
Behind the most unconscious clock
What skilful Pointers move --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1054. Not to discover weakness is
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 1 of 1, added on March 1st, 2006 at 6:45 PM.

Im 12 years old and I think I have discovered all my weaknesses or at least I think and this poem makes me wonder what I would be like because Im not that smart Im not athletic and from this comment you have proububly relized I can't spell either but what if I hadn't ever known these things whould I be a different person? Well I guess i'll never know but thanks for the thought Emily.

jessica from Canada

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