Angels, in the early morning
May be seen the Dews among,
Stooping — plucking — smiling — flying —
Do the Buds to them belong?

Angels, when the sun is hottest
May be seen the sands among,
Stooping — plucking — sighing — flying —
Parched the flowers they bear along.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Angels, in the early morning


  1. ajit says:

    Beautiful poem.Angels,kind friends or people are always with us.Helping us in small ways

  2. Laurel Homa says:

    The Poem was short sweet and had a real meaning to it unlike some of the other poems out there. Another reeason why so many people like her.

  3. Maria Fang says:

    The angels are something beautiful in our minds,but we ourselves are not sure what they really are.

  4. Shanan from Indian Welseyan University says:

    This poem was very nice. It seemed to have a double meaning to me, I view the “angels” as being angels or hummingbirds who rely on the flowers for their food. Emily Dickinson’s poetry is very beautiful and can mean different things to different people, and that is why I think many readers love her poetry.

  5. Shelby Cassity says:

    This poem is sweet and simple and it is very beautiful

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