Emeily Dickonson Essay

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Emily Dickinson The soul selects her own society The soul selects her own society- Then-shuts the door- To her divine majority- Present no more- Unmoved-she notes the chariots-pausing- At her low gate- Unmoved-an emperor be kneeling- Upon her mat- I’ve known her-from an ample nation- Choose one- Then-close the valves of her attention- Like stone- The soul selects her own society Her "soul chooses one" which is God and the ways and powers (emperors)of the world will not fade her dedication to her faith. She finds God and closes the door to all other things because God is the only important thing, finding and serving God is the purpose of life. The emperors represent the power that will try to tempt her to lose faith. Apparently with no surprise Apparently with no surprise To any happy flower The frost beheads it at its play- In accidental power- The blonde assian passes on- The sun proceeds unmoved To measure off another day For an approving god. Apparently with no surprise This poem talks about how nature has its own way with things. The frost naturally settles on the flower and the flower dies. This is meant to happen even though the sun is there and could have kept the flower warm and alive. If you were coming in the fall If u were coming in the fall, I’d brush the summer by With half a smile, and half a spun, As Housewives do, a Fly. If I could see you in a year, I’d wind the months in balls- And put them each in separate Drawers, For fear the numbers fuse- If only Centuries, delayed, I’d count them on my Hand, Subtracting, till my fingers dropped Into Van Dieman’s Land. If certain, when this life was out- That yours and mine,

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