Now that I know
How passion warms little
Of flesh in the mould,
And treasure is brittle,–

I’ll lie here and learn
How, over their ground
Trees make a long shadow
And a light sound.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Louise Bogan's poem Knowledge

2 Comments

  1. YO MAMA!! says:

    this poem blows….it put me to sleep after the first stanza

  2. A.T. says:

    I am happy to be the first one to post a comment. This is a great poem. It means that she is happy to learn more about nature and Earth. She is excited and is about the many wonders of Earth.

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