Which misses most,
The hand that tends,
Or heart so gently borne,
‘Tis twice as heavy as it was
Because the hand is gone?

Which blesses most,
The lip that can,
Or that that went to sleep

With “if I could” endeavoring
Without the strength to shape?

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Which misses most,

1 Comment

  1. Anna says:

    I like this poem. It’s short but gets to the point.

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