A train went through a burial gate,
A bird broke forth and sang,
And trilled, and quivered, and shook his throat
Till all the churchyard rang;

And then adjusted his little notes,
And bowed and sang again.
Doubtless, he thought it meet of him
To say good-by to men.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem A train went through a burial gate,

1 Comment

  1. Megan says:

    i love this. i have a feeling it was around the time of mourning for her. Im surprised no one else has commented this. its a beautiful one.

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