Poets | Bookstore | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
December 22nd, 2014 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 282,504 comments.
Emily Dickinson - The Moon is distant from the Sea

The Moon is distant from the Sea --
And yet, with Amber Hands --
She leads Him -- docile as a Boy --
Along appointed Sands --

He never misses a Degree --
Obedient to Her Eye
He comes just so far -- toward the Town --
Just so far -- goes away --

Oh, Signor, Thine, the Amber Hand --
And mine -- the distant Sea --
Obedient to the least command
Thine eye impose on me --

Share |

Added: Jan 9 2004 | Viewed: 9849 times | Comments and analysis of The Moon is distant from the Sea by Emily Dickinson Comments (1)

The Moon is distant from the Sea - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 429. The Moon is distant from the Sea
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jan 31 2002

Comment 1 of 1, added on May 2nd, 2009 at 12:44 AM.

I really love this poem, I like it sooo much, when she writes about simple things, that after you have looked closer don't seem that simple at all.
She was a genius, wasn't she?

Gabija from Germany

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, The Moon is distant from the Sea, has received one comment so far. Click here to read it, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Dickinson Info
Copyright © 2000-2012 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links | Bookstore