Those cattle smaller than a Bee
That herd upon the eye —
Whose tillage is the passing Crumb —
Those Cattle are the Fly —
Of Barns for Winter — blameless —
Extemporaneous stalls
They found to our objection —
On eligible walls —
Reserving the presumption
To suddenly descend
And gallop on the Furniture —
Or odiouser offend —
Of their peculiar calling
Unqualified to judge
To Nature we remand them
To justify or scourge —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Those cattle smaller than a Bee

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