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Emily Dickinson - Glory is that bright tragic thing

Glory is that bright tragic thing
That for an instant
Means Dominion --
Warms some poor name
That never felt the Sun,
Gently replacing
In oblivion --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1660. Glory is that bright tragic thing
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jun 30 2002

Comment 1 of 1, added on October 24th, 2009 at 9:39 AM.

Oh, how my heart too yearns for release from oblivion, even if just for an instant.

John from United States

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