‘Twas comfort in her Dying Room
To hear the living Clock —
A short relief to have the wind
Walk boldly up and knock —
Diversion from the Dying Theme
To hear the children play —
But wrong the more
That these could live
And this of ours must die.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem ‘Twas comfort in her Dying Room

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  1. Yelly says:

    I have always loved Emily Dickinson….and I have always loved this poem for its simplicity. I mean, it makes sense to me, the comfort one would get from hearing certain sounds, yet how unfair it would seem that they can go on and yet you cannot for long.

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