All but Death, can be Adjusted —
Dynasties repaired —
Systems — settled in their Sockets —
Citadels — dissolved —

Wastes of Lives — resown with Colors
By Succeeding Springs —
Death — unto itself — Exception —
Is exempt from Change —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem All but Death, can be Adjusted —


  1. Dan says:

    Every aspect of our lives can be be changed. Mistakes can be corrected. Everything in the world can be worn away through time or renewed – great civilizations, fortifications, everything created by humans. Death is permanent, but the transition to death is in itself a change.

  2. LadyE says:

    Death may be inevitable, but it is also the one thing in life you can be sure will happen and we as people do not have any control over.

  3. Alethia says:

    Death- is inevitable.

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