I went to Heaven —
‘Twas a small Town —
Lit — with a Ruby —
Lathed — with Down —

Stiller — than the fields
At the full Dew —
Beautiful — as Pictures —
No Man drew.
People — like the Moth —
Of Mechlin — frames —
Duties — of Gossamer —
And Eider — names —
Almost — contented —
I — could be —
‘Mong such unique
Society —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem I went to Heaven


  1. frumpo says:

    I saw Heaven–a beautiful, soft, serene place. I almost want to go there, but I do not know if I would fit in.

  2. aimee says:

    I thought this poem had a meaning deeper than the suface. i loved it…

  3. laurie says:

    it is a beautiful poem. the best poem ive ever read by emily it touched my heart.

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