Like Some Old fashioned Miracle
When Summertime is done —
Seems Summer’s Recollection
And the Affairs of June

As infinite Tradition
As Cinderella’s Bays —
Or Little John — of Lincoln Green —
Or Blue Beard’s Galleries —

Her Bees have a fictitious Hum —
Her Blossoms, like a Dream —
Elate us — till we almost weep —
So plausible — they seem —

Her Memories like Strains — Review —
When Orchestra is dumb —
The Violin in Baize replaced —
And Ear — and Heaven — numb —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Like Some Old fashioned Miracle

2 Comments

  1. frumpo says:

    Describing the memory of a glorious Summer.

  2. Lamar Cole says:

    Fifty years of wedded bliss is the miracle of love.

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