Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

CreationEarth Nature Photos

One Sister have I in our house

 One Sister have I in our house,
And one, a hedge away.
There's only one recorded, But both belong to me.
One came the road that I came -- And wore my last year's gown -- The other, as a bird her nest, Builded our hearts among.
She did not sing as we did -- It was a different tune -- Herself to her a music As Bumble bee of June.
Today is far from Childhood -- But up and down the hills I held her hand the tighter -- Which shortened all the miles -- And still her hum The years among, Deceives the Butterfly; Still in her Eye The Violets lie Mouldered this many May.
I spilt the dew -- But took the morn -- I chose this single star From out the wide night's numbers -- Sue - forevermore!

by Emily Dickinson
Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes | Email Poem - One Sister have I in our houseEmail Poem |
Comment below this ad.

Top Emily Dickinson Poems

Analysis and Comments on One Sister have I in our house

Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem One Sister have I in our house here.