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Emily Dickinson

[1853]

On this wondrous sea — sailing silently
Ho! Pilot! Ho!
Knowest thou the shore
Where no breakers roar
Where the storm is o’er?


In the silent West
Many — the sails at rest
The anchors fast.
Thither I pilot thee
Land! Ho! Eternity!
Ashore at last.
 




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