A Night — there lay the Days between —
The Day that was Before —
And Day that was Behind — were one —
And now — ’twas Night — was here —

Slow — Night — that must be watched away —
As Grains upon a shore —
Too imperceptible to note —
Till it be night — no more —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem A Night — there lay the Days between

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  1. 碧海澄波星月朗 says:

    “The Day that was Before” is history,”The Day that was Behind ” is future,they “were one”,history is just our future,and “now” is “slow–Night”,as imperceptible as grains upon a shore,and “must be watched away”,then “it be nignt–no more–“

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