Is Bliss then, such Abyss,
I must not put my foot amiss
For fear I spoil my shoe?

I’d rather suit my foot
Than save my Boot —
For yet to buy another Pair
Is possible,
At any store —

But Bliss, is sold just once.
The Patent lost
None buy it any more —
Say, Foot, decide the point —
The Lady cross, or not?
Verdict for Boot!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Is Bliss then, such Abyss,

1 Comment

  1. frumpo says:

    The first two stanzas say I would rather be religiously honest than suit religious fashion. I do not get the last line.

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