Emily Dickinson

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

A Little Road Not Made Man - Poem by Emily Dickinson

A little road not made of man,
Enabled of the eye,
Accessible to thill of bee,
Or cart of butterfly.

If town it have, beyond itself,
'T is that I cannot say;
I only sigh,--no vehicle
Bears me along that way.


Comments about A Little Road Not Made Man by Emily Dickinson

  • (6/26/2017 11:55:00 AM)


    Good Imagery. nice to read this (Report) Reply

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  • Indira Renganathan (11/3/2016 8:53:00 AM)


    well expressed about how you want to travel along the nature's road of bee and butterfly Emily..feel overwhelmed
    of your great imageries- 10
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  • (8/17/2016 5:16:00 AM)


    A beautifully envisioned great poem with a fantastic flight of imagery. Thanks for sharing it here. (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani (5/5/2014 4:05:00 AM)


    A road with velvet horizons (Report) Reply

  • (5/4/2014 9:29:00 AM)


    Very interesting poem. Love it :) (Report) Reply

  • (4/1/2014 4:58:00 PM)


    ........sounds like this little road will take us to a very special place...enjoyed.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 14, 2001

Poem Edited: Monday, May 14, 2001


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