Mama never forgets her birds,
Though in another tree —
She looks down just as often
And just as tenderly
As when her little mortal nest
With cunning care she wove —
If either of her “sparrows fall,”
She “notices,” above.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Mama never forgets her birds,


  1. Jason says:

    It semes that she is talking about Mother nature, or even God (his eye is on the sparrow) I really like this one.

  2. Athlene says:

    This poem reminds me of my mother. She just passed away. I can picture her looking down on us… her children and making sure we are safe. Thank you mom, for being you. I love you and miss you sooo much…

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