Baffled for just a day or two —
Embarrassed — not afraid —
Encounter in my garden
An unexpected Maid.

She beckons, and the woods start —
She nods, and all begin —
Surely, such a country
I was never in!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Baffled for just a day or two


  1. Paula Zi says:

    I read it a few times not wanting to be bias and assuming what it means but I read it as a w/w encounter

  2. M says:

    y’all it’s gay!!!! this is a gay awakening poem if i’ve ever seen one! !!!

  3. joanna broom says:

    i think this poem is about ED explaining maybe a dream or fairy tail that took her out of life for a moment …she was..baffled for a moment because her mind ( the maid ) took her to anouther place

  4. sam says:

    this peom is a very unique and colorful poem and makes me feel happy this poem is short but says enough so you can understnd. this poem is one of the many poems she wrote and this poem can make you feel happy, this poem can put at the place she is talking about this poem is one of the best poems i have read and i love it.

  5. ted says:

    this poem made me have to go to the bathroom, why is it like that? seriously someone explain it to me…

  6. R.K says:

    This poem makes me think of Swiss Cheese, and all of its goodnesses. Think about it

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