If it had no pencil
Would it try mine —
Worn — now — and dull — sweet,
Writing much to thee.
If it had no word,
Would it make the Daisy,
Most as big as I was,
When it plucked me?

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem If it had no pencil

1 Comment

  1. elliot says:

    this poem is lets just say not the best poem that ever was. it makes no sense and is too short

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