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Emily Dickinson - Adrift! A little boat adrift!

Adrift! A little boat adrift!
And night is coming down!
Will no one guide a little boat
Unto the nearest town?

So Sailors say -- on yesterday --
Just as the dusk was brown
One little boat gave up its strife
And gurgled down and down.

So angels say -- on yesterday --
Just as the dawn was red
One little boat -- o'erspent with gales --
Retrimmed its masts -- redecked its sails --
And shot -- exultant on!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 30. Adrift! A little boat adrift!
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

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Comment 257 of 258, added on April 7th, 2015 at 1:21 PM.
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