Good night, because we must,
How intricate the dust!
I would go, to know!
Oh incognito!
Saucy, Saucy Seraph
To elude me so!
Father! they won’t tell me,
Won’t you tell them to?

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Good night, because we must,


  1. frumpo says:

    Death will bring a new world–I really want to know what it will be like.

  2. Joseph says:

    Brilliant poem! I like how she adresses God as if she and Death were siblings and Death was teasing her so she went to complain to her Father.

  3. Olivia says:

    i love it, it takes a truely brillent mind to think up great poems

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