They might not need me — yet they might —

They might not need me — yet they might —
I’ll let my Heart be just in sight —
A smile so small as mine might be
Precisely their necessity —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem They might not need me — yet they might —

3 Comments

  1. Sharon Duerichen says:

    I think this is a marvellous poem. Encourages us to engage our hearts in whatever we do and to realize that we have value when we do this regardless of the size of our contributions. There is great virtue in the small things, as E.D. so aptly shows us in her life and in her “small” poems.

  2. Sharon Duerichen says:

    I think this is a marvellous poem. Encourages us to engage our hearts in whatever we do and to realize that we have value when we do this regardless of the size of our contributions. There is great virtue in the small things, as E.D. so aptly shows us in her poems and in her “small” poems.

  3. Cynthia Kolak says:

    Emily Dickinson is one of Several female poets that inspired me. I took a poetry class in high school and literally got hooked on writting. I like quoting this one from her.

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