poem moment

Episode 1.12 Whose are the little beds I asked

May 3, 2018

In this springtime episode, I look at two Emily Dickinson poems: "Whose are the little beds I asked," and "As Children bid the Guest 'Good Night.'" These poems contain maternal images and compare flowers to children.

Note: A Leontodon is a Dandilon, which Emily seemed to appreciate more than modern gardeners.

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