If I should cease to bring a Rose
Upon a festal day,
‘Twill be because beyond the Rose
I have been called away —

If I should cease to take the names
My buds commemorate —
‘Twill be because Death’s finger
Claps my murmuring lip!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem If I should cease to bring a Rose

2 Comments

  1. Megan carter says:

    This is a beautiful poem. I think it is diffrent than most poems and that Emily is brave. That is why she is my favorite poet.

  2. Madee says:

    I REALLY THINK THAT I CAN REALTE TO MANY POEMS SHE WRITES. ITS REALLY COOL HOW SHE BASES HER POEMS ABOUT ROSES. THATS WHY THEY CALLED HER THE WHITE ROSE.

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