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Dickinson poem in Seabiscut film
Posted by: carl (---.proxy.aol.com)
Date: January 20, 2004 01:49AM

Can someone provide me with the title and words to the Dickinson poem quoted by "Red " and his father in the film , Seabiscut ?? It makes mention of heroes and cupids. Thanks in advance, carl

carl f


Re: Dickinson poem in Seabiscut film
Posted by: ilza (---.162.243.191.sao.ajato.com.br)
Date: January 20, 2004 06:13AM

this one ?

Part One: Life

XCVII


WE never know how high we are
Till we are called to rise;
And then, if we are true to plan,
Our statures touch the skies.

The heroism we recite
Would be a daily thing,
Did not ourselves the cubits warp
For fear to be a king.


Re: Dickinson poem in Seabiscut film
Posted by: Henry (195.8.171.---)
Date: January 20, 2004 09:39AM

Ilza, that's a cracker!


Re: Dickinson poem in Seabiscut film
Posted by: carl (---.proxy.aol.com)
Date: January 20, 2004 11:50PM

Yes Ilza, that's the one! Thank you, carl

carl f




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