Power is a familiar growth —
Not foreign — not to be —
Beside us like a bland Abyss
In every company —
Escape it — there is but a chance —
When consciousness and clay
Lean forward for a final glance —
Disprove that and you may —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Power is a familiar growth —

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