He who in Himself believes —
Fraud cannot presume —
Faith is Constancy’s Result —
And assumes — from Home —

Cannot perish, though it fail
Every second time —
But defaced Vicariously —
For Some Other Shame —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem He who in Himself believes —

1 Comment

  1. calin says:

    I looked for a website with poetry for ten minutes and when I found this one I wasnt impressed with the poem-
    You need a jazzier web site with poems that are current-by americans that are still alive!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Do you have any comments, criticism, paraphrasis or analysis of this poem that you feel would assist other visitors in understanding the meaning or the theme of this poem by Emily Dickinson better? If accepted, your analysis will be added to this page of American Poems. Together we can build a wealth of information, but it will take some discipline and determination.