To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
One clover, and a bee,
And revery.
The revery alone will do,
If bees are few.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,

5 Comments

  1. Jesse says:

    Sometimes, the only way to reach the clouds is by first having your head in them.

  2. Kramer says:

    It s the final and most comprehensive story of Emily Dickinson’s life … written by herself.

  3. jessie says:

    Please read this poem aloud for its true music to be revealed.There will be revery.

  4. Godwin says:

    This poem tends to emphasize the importance of imaginaiton. How big a grassland could be? However,if one has rich imagination, a clover and a bee would be enough to make a beautiful prairie… And if one has revery, a clover and a bee are nt that necissary.

  5. michele says:

    i think that this poem is related to sex. A prairie is the child, a clover is the woman, and the bee is the man. i think it is a very good poem.

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