I many times thought Peace had come
When Peace was far away —
As Wrecked Men — deem they sight the Land —
At Centre of the Sea —

And struggle slacker — but to prove
As hopelessly as I —
How many the fictitious Shores —
Before the Harbor be —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem I many times thought Peace had come

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  1. Kelly says:

    I LOVE this poem! I can relate it to my life sometimes, feeling like peace is so close, but yet so far. Go Emily!!!

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