Exhilaration — is within —
There can no Outer Wine
So royally intoxicate
As that diviner Brand

The Soul achieves — Herself —
To drink — or set away
For Visitor — Or Sacrament —
‘Tis not of Holiday

To stimulate a Man
Who hath the Ample Rhine
Within his Closet — Best you can
Exhale in offering.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Exhilaration — is within

1 Comment

  1. frumpo says:

    True intoxication is mental and spiritual. It is a rare person who can inspire such an intoxicated individual.

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