A Man may make a Remark (952)
A Man may make a Remark - In itself - a quiet thing That may furnish the Fuse unto a Spark In dormant nature - lain - Let us divide - with skill - Let us discourse - with care - Powder exists in Charcoal - Before it exists in Fire -
This poem is in the public domain.
Born in 1830 in Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson is considered, along with Walt Whitman, the founder of a uniquely American poetic voice.
Date Published: 1890-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/man-may-make-remark-952