The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series One

by Emily Dickinson

Nature, Poem 29: Beclouded

Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1896
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Dickenson, E. (1896). The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series One.Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 6.6
  • Word Count: 45
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Keywords: 19th century literature, american literature, emily dickinson, melancholy, poems, poetry, series 1, winter
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The sky is low, the clouds are mean,
A travelling flake of snow
Across a barn or through a rut
Debates if it will go.

A narrow wind complains all day
How some one treated him;
Nature, like us, is sometimes caught
Without her diadem.