I thought the Train would never come —

I thought the Train would never come —
How slow the whistle sang —
I don’t believe a peevish Bird
So whimpered for the Spring —
I taught my Heart a hundred times
Precisely what to say —
Provoking Lover, when you came
Its Treatise flew away
To hide my strategy too late
To wiser be too soon —
For miseries so halcyon
The happiness atone —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem I thought the Train would never come —

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