Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

I cannot be ashamed


914

I cannot be ashamed
Because I cannot see
The love you offer—
Magnitude
Reverses Modesty

And I cannot be proud
Because a Height so high
Involves Alpine
Requirements
And Services of Snow.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read poems about / on: snow, love

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I cannot be ashamed by Emily Dickinson )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Rose that Grew from Concrete, Tupac Shakur
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
[Hata Bildir]