Ah, Teneriffe!
Retreating Mountain!
Purples of Ages — pause for you —
Sunset — reviews her Sapphire Regiment —
Day — drops you her Red Adieu!

Still — Clad in your Mail of ices —
Thigh of Granite — and thew — of Steel —
Heedless — alike — of pomp — or parting

Ah, Teneriffe!
I’m kneeling — still —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Ah, Teneriffe!


  1. K-Stone says:

    Slant Rhyme–not just
    Lazy–but Hark! Not only
    It does’nt even–Pwn–

  2. A-Rock says:

    I feel that if I speak this poem aloud, the catastrophic consequence would surely lead to the end of mankind as we know it. p.s. slant rhyme is just plain LAZY!!

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