Go not too near a House of Rose —
The depredation of a Breeze —
Or inundation of a Dew
Alarms its walls away —

Nor try to tie the Butterfly,
Nor climb the Bars of Ecstasy,
In insecurity to lie
Is Joy’s insuring quality.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Go not too near a House of Rose —

1 Comment

  1. Vivienne says:

    This poem So Stunning. Just thought of Alan Watts’book The Wisdom of Insecurity.

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