Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
May 27th, 2017 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 325,938 comments.
Emily Dickinson - Dust is the only Secret

Dust is the only Secret --
Death, the only One
You cannot find out all about
In his "native town."

Nobody know "his Father" --
Never was a Boy --
Hadn't any playmates,
Or "Early history" --

Industrious! Laconic!
Punctual! Sedate!
Bold as a Brigand!
Stiller than a Fleet!

Builds, like a Bird, too!
Christ robs the Nest --
Robin after Robin
Smuggled to Rest!

Share |

Added: Jan 9 2004 | Viewed: 9727 times | Comments and analysis of Dust is the only Secret by Emily Dickinson Comments (7)

Dust is the only Secret - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 153. Dust is the only Secret
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 7 of 7, added on January 31st, 2017 at 6:56 PM.
ADyYwqCcRdcCnUmYB

mzETXW This is what good writing is made of; interesting, engaging, intelligent and well-written content. This is exactly what I see in your article. Thank you.

Visit This Link from Poland
Comment 6 of 7, added on December 31st, 2015 at 7:28 PM.
sVkiFMkgoi

7JeTjx

vFtwNCuXyggH from Liberia
Comment 5 of 7, added on October 15th, 2015 at 4:59 PM.
cimWbrDcLGWkCJ

eMtChZ Major thanks for the blog.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on...

crorkservice from Macedonia

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, Dust is the only Secret, has received 7 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Dickinson Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links