Emily Dickinson

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

To Make A Prairie (1755) - Poem by Emily Dickinson

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
One clover, and a bee.
And revery.
The revery alone will do,
If bees are few.


Comments about To Make A Prairie (1755) by Emily Dickinson

  • Fabrizio Frosini (6/20/2015 6:13:00 AM)


    Some people connect the clover to prosperity and the bee to sweet times. (Report) Reply

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (6/18/2015 3:43:00 AM)


    wonderful poem.. so short, so deep.. EXCELSIOR! :) (Report) Reply

  • (11/10/2012 6:42:00 PM)


    E' una poesia fantastica! (Report) Reply

  • (1/18/2009 7:46:00 PM)


    Labor alone and the work is drudgery; labor with others, and they help bear the burden. (Report) Reply

  • (3/15/2007 11:49:00 PM)


    A short poem that tells of the simple yet most neglected secret to happiness - the power of the mind; -) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 20, 2003



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