A Burdock — clawed my Gown —
Not Burdock’s — blame —
But mine —
Who went too near
The Burdock’s Den —

A Bog — affronts my shoe —
What else have Bogs — to do —
The only Trade they know —
The splashing Men!
Ah, pity — then!

‘Tis Minnows can despise!
The Elephant’s — calm eyes
Look further on!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem A Burdock — clawed my Gown

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  1. frumpo says:

    Pity and forgive sinful people.

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