Title divine - is mine! by Emily Dickinson
"Title divine - is mine!" is a poem written by Emily Dickinson. This poem is about how the author feels like a wife, even though she isn't one. She feels like a Royal, but without the crown. However, when you hold Gold against Gold they look the same. But the poem takes a turn when she states, "Born - Bridalled - Shrouded - / In a Day - Tri Victory". She feels as if she was born, wed, and died all in the same day through not truly being married. But why is that a victory? The only connection would be religion. They are part of the seven sacraments. She ends by asking "Is this - the way?" Perhaps she is feeling as if she is going against God since she isn't married.
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This is a one stanza poem with fifteen lines. Dickinson wrote this in couplet rhymes.
Johnson number: 1072
Title divine - is mine! Title divine - is mine! The Wife - without the Sign! Acute Degree - conferred on me - Empress of Calvary! Royal - all but the Crown! Betrothed - without the swoon God sends us Women - When you - hold - Garnet to Garnet - Gold - to Gold - Born - Bridalled - Shrouded - In a Day - Tri Victory "My Husband" - women say - Stroking the Melody - Is this - the way?
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