I see thee better — in the Dark —
I do not need a Light —
The Love of Thee — a Prism be —
Excelling Violet —

I see thee better for the Years
That hunch themselves between —
The Miner’s Lamp — sufficient be —
To nullify the Mine —

And in the Grave — I see Thee best —
Its little Panels be
Aglow — All ruddy — with the Light
I held so high, for Thee —

What need of Day —
To Those whose Dark — hath so — surpassing Sun —
It deem it be — Continually —
At the Meridian?

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem I see thee better — in the Dark —


  1. harry potter says:

    ENough said. Dorus manusfus lirtum neortus. THat means FU in latin

  2. Xavier Pérez Pons says:

    It’s a poem on the triumph of love over death.

  3. Richey says:

    I want to analyze this poem and find out what it means!!!

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