DAVID AND GOLIATH

I TOOK my power in my hand
And went against the world;
’T was not so much as David had,
But I was twice as bold.

I aimed my pebble, but myself
Was all the one that fell.
Was it Goliath was too large,
Or only I too small?

caravaggio

Poem by Emily Dickenson (1830–86)
Art, David with the head of Goliath by Caravaggio (1606-07)

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