The pedigree of Honey
Does not concern the Bee,
Nor lineage of Ecstasy
Delay the Butterfly
On spangle journeys to the peak
Of some perceiveless thing —
The right of way to Tripoli
A more essential thing.

The Pedigree of Honey
Does not concern the Bee —
A Clover, any time, to him,
Is Aristocracy —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem The pedigree of Honey

1 Comment

  1. Mosin says:

    The poems tells the difference between a scientis and a poet. A scientist would look for the chemical reactions that lie under bees producing honey, while a poet would look for the beuty of bees pollinating the flower and making the pentagon patterns in their hives.

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