A Man May Make A Remark


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 deport—with skill—
Let us discourse—with care—
Powder exists in Charcoal—
Before it exists in Fire.

by Emily Dickinson

Comments (2)

this sounds like a riddle...I fail to make it out...but Emily, your poems are always magical- 10
.......very observant and a wonderful write..