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Analysis and comments on As Children bid the Guest "Good Night" by Emily Dickinson

Comment 3 of 3, added on October 12th, 2011 at 8:55 PM.
Dickinson 133

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.

Sunday 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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Information about As Children bid the Guest "Good Night"

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 133. As Children bid the Guest "Good Night"
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
Viewed: 8639 times
Poem of the Day: Nov 6 2004


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