Kill your Balm — and its Odors bless you

Kill your Balm — and its Odors bless you —
Bare your Jessamine — to the storm —
And she will fling her maddest perfume —
Haply — your Summer night to Charm —

Stab the Bird — that built in your bosom —
Oh, could you catch her last Refrain —
Bubble! “forgive” — “Some better” — Bubble!
“Carol for Him — when I am gone”!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Kill your Balm — and its Odors bless you

1 Comment

  1. frumpo says:

    Nature praises God with its last breath.

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