#4 Quote of the Week: Emily Dickinson

SUCCESS is counted sweetest
By those who ne’er succeed.
To comprehend a nectar
Requires sorest need.

Not one of all the purple host
Who took the flag to-day
Can tell the definition,
So clear, of victory,

As he, defeated, dying,
On whose forbidden ear
The distant strains of triumph
Break, agonized and clear.

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This is a special quote of the week featuring Ms. Emily Dickinson as I consider her the goddess of poetry. If I’m given a chance to meet someone from the past it would be her (along with Henry James and William Faulkner, few of my favorite authors). Yesterday marks her death anniversary (May 15, 1886) and so I decided to give her a tribute.

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Author: Danica Aquino

Tied the knot with performing arts since fourth grade; is an amateur writer (currently on her quest to writing her first novel); book and animal lover; always entranced by nature.

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