If any sink, assure that this, now standing

If any sink, assure that this, now standing —
Failed like Themselves — and conscious that it rose —
Grew by the Fact, and not the Understanding
How Weakness passed — or Force — arose —

Tell that the Worst, is easy in a Moment —
Dread, but the Whizzing, before the Ball —
When the Ball enters, enters Silence —
Dying — annuls the power to kill.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem If any sink, assure that this, now standing

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  1. frumpo says:

    We grow by actually going through the pain, not by thinking about it beforehand.

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