Reverse cannot befall
That fine Prosperity
Whose Sources are interior —
As soon — Adversity

A Diamond — overtake
In far — Bolivian Ground —
Misfortune hath no implement
Could mar it — if it found —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Reverse cannot befall

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  1. frumpo says:

    If your inner life is blessed, adversity cannot touch you, really. You are as indestructible as a diamond.

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