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Emily Dickinson - Escape is such a thankful Word

Escape is such a thankful Word
I often in the Night
Consider it unto myself
No spectacle in sight

Escape -- it is the Basket
In which the Heart is caught
When down some awful Battlement
The rest of Life is dropt --

'Tis not to sight the savior --
It is to be the saved --
And that is why I lay my Head
Upon this trusty word --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1347. Escape is such a thankful Word
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: May 24 2002
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