‘Twas such a little — little boat
That toddled down the bay!
‘Twas such a gallant — gallant sea
That beckoned it away!

‘Twas such a greedy, greedy wave
That licked it from the Coast —
Nor ever guessed the stately sails
My little craft was lost!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem ‘Twas such a little — little boat


  1. frumpo says:

    Little things among big things.

  2. ajit says:

    Another beautiful poem.I am particularly fond of reading Emily Dickinson’s poetry.Is this poem about life?I am really not sure because how do i know what Emily had in her mind?

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