Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

A Book - Poem by Emily Dickinson

There is no frigate like a book
To take us lands away,
Nor any coursers like a page
Of prancing poetry.
This traverse may the poorest take
Without oppress of toll;
How frugal is the chariot
That bears a human soul!


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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