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The Thrill came slowly like a Boom for

Emily Dickinson


The Thrill came slowly like a Boom for
Centuries delayed
Its fitness growing like the Flood
In sumptuous solitude—
The desolations only missed
While Rapture changed its Dress
And stood amazed before the Change
In ravished Holiness—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 24 Mar 2018 8:14 AM | Viewed: 6874 times

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