To make Routine a Stimulus
Remember it can cease —
Capacity to Terminate
Is a Specific Grace —
Of Retrospect the Arrow
That power to repair
Departed with the Torment
Become, alas, more fair —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem To make Routine a Stimulus

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  1. Ira Orloff says:

    Your posting of this particular poem in a forum format is just great. I’m surprised no one noticed the import yet. The Internet can catapult us forward or hold us back forever. Highly sensitive thinkers like Dickinson and Blake had to separate wheat from chaff on an ongoing basis. For a real thinker, the last trump is always now; and when in cyberspace, we must be particularly watchful to terminate a non-productive thread. Thank you!

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