Birthday of but a single pang
That there are less to come —
Afflictive is the Adjective
But affluent the doom —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Birthday of but a single pang


  1. jessica says:

    -they r damm good and explained in short

  2. Krys says:

    i love emily dickinson!!! i love all of her writing. theyre just so meaningful.

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