Poetry Sunday: A Book by Emily Dickinson

This one is short and sweet and to the point. Emily Dickinson did not mince words!

A Book

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!

(Note to readers: My Bloom Day post will be published later today.)

Comments

  1. In all of human history perhaps books are the sweetest invention of all!

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  2. The right to read is one of our most cherished rights. Emily Dickinson was 100% right!

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  3. That first line says it all! :D

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    1. Emily did have the knack for expressing truths in few words.

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