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Emily Dickinson’s ‘Success is Counted Sweetest’

August 15, 2008


SUCCESS IS COUNTED SWEETEST (the text) Success is counted sweetestBy those who ne’er succeed.To comprehend a nectarRequires sorest need.Not one of all the purple HostWho took the Flag todayCan tell the definitionSo clear of VictoryAs he defeated–dying–On whose forbidden earThe distant strains of triumphBurst agonized and clear! Emily Dickinson’s poem ‘Success is Counted Sweetest’ is […]