Poet Emily Dickinson

American poet (B:1830-12-10 - D:1886-05-15)

Poems Comments

This Is A Blossom Of The Brain


This is a Blossom of the Brain—
A small—italic Seed
Lodged by Design or Happening
The Spirit fructified—

Shy as the Wind of his Chambers
Swift as a Freshet's Tongue
So of the Flower of the Soul
Its process is unknown.

When it is found, a few rejoice
The Wise convey it Home
Carefully cherishing the spot
If other Flower become.

When it is lost, that Day shall be
The Funeral of God,
Upon his Breast, a closing Soul
The Flower of our Lord.

Poem topics: , , , ,

Rate this poem:

Add This Is A Blossom Of The Brain poem to your favorites

Add Poet Emily Dickinson to your favorites

Popular Poets

Edith M. Thomas (4 poems)
Nandi Jemmah (0 poems)
Hilda Conkling (104 poems)
Karl Shapiro (0 poems)
George Moses Horton (2 poems)
Ogden Nash (0 poems)
Barry Cornwall (1 poems)
Giles Fletcher (1 poems)
Arthur Colton (2 poems)
John Skelton (3 poems)

Popular Poems

Song. Come Harriet! Sweet Is The Hour, by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Brumby's Run, by Banjo Paterson
In A Township Of Asia Minor, by Constantine P. Cavafy
An Autumn Rain-Scene, by Thomas Hardy
After Long Drought, by Mark Van Doren
Autumnal Nightfall, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Past And Present, by Thomas Hood
My Indian Summer, by Robert Service
What If You Slept ..., by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In Equal Sacrifice, by Robert Frost