Poet: Emily Dickinson
As Children bid the Guest "Good Night"
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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Nov 6 2004
Comment 3 of 3, added on October 12th, 2011 at 8:55 PM.
This poem is about flowers closing up and being dressed in the moonlight and dew then waking up in the morn and stretching out to the sun as Dickinson watches over them like their mother.
from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on June 15th, 2010 at 6:55 PM.
Flowers (and possibly her poems) are like children going to bed and waking up.
frumpo from United States
Comment 1 of 3, added on March 11th, 2008 at 9:55 PM.
Could not fully get an good understanding of the poem . i guess its saying the children are waiting up for the sun to rise and as the sun comes up they bid the night good - bye
Susan from Canada
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