Yesterday is History,
‘Tis so far away —
Yesterday is Poetry —
‘Tis Philosophy —

Yesterday is mystery —
Where it is Today
While we shrewdly speculate
Flutter both away

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Yesterday is History,

3 Comments

  1. tai wai lee says:

    We can talk to the others
    No matter how far away;
    We can’t talk to the others
    Even it was only yesterday.

  2. Rene says:

    please tell me what do you mean by Yesterday is mystery
    Where it is Today
    While we shrewdly speculate
    Flutter both away
    please be so kind and explain it to me to understand what you mean

  3. k. zepeda says:

    so beautiful and so true.

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