Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
August 28th, 2015 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 294,682 comments.
Emily Dickinson - I've dropped my Brain -- My Soul is numb --

I've dropped my Brain -- My Soul is numb --
The Veins that used to run
Stop palsied -- 'tis Paralysis
Done perfecter on stone

Vitality is Carved and cool.
My nerve in Marble lies --
A Breathing Woman
Yesterday -- Endowed with Paradise.

Not dumb -- I had a sort that moved --
A Sense that smote and stirred --
Instincts for Dance -- a caper part --
An Aptitude for Bird --

Who wrought Carrara in me
And chiselled all my tune
Were it a Witchcraft -- were it Death --
I've still a chance to strain

To Being, somewhere -- Motion -- Breath --
Though Centuries beyond,
And every limit a Decade --
I'll shiver, satisfied.

Share |

Added: Jan 9 2004 | Viewed: 1832 times | Comments and analysis of I've dropped my Brain -- My Soul is numb -- by Emily Dickinson Comments (47)

I've dropped my Brain -- My Soul is numb -- - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1046. I've dropped my Brain -- My Soul is numb --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Oct 30 2013

Comment 47 of 47, added on August 4th, 2015 at 8:20 AM.
jhPSaBgXSyYfJ

cKsKKX Major thanks for the article.Thanks Again. Keep writing.

seo servicess from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Comment 46 of 47, added on August 3rd, 2015 at 3:41 PM.
tvsiMxuAPuKrz

zC0nsS Sites we recommend Nice blog here! Also your site loads up very fast! What web host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link to your host? I wish my site loaded up as fast as yours lol

matt crorkzz from Moldova
Comment 45 of 47, added on February 6th, 2015 at 1:22 AM.
QgFzmsPrhmgsrUIDGeR

ObkRYy excellent points altogether, you just gained a new reader. What would you recommend about your post that you made some days ago? Any positive?

awesome seo from Guyana

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, I've dropped my Brain -- My Soul is numb --, has received 47 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