Emily Dickinson Poem Answer

In Literature Disguised as Fun‘s The Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson there is a game of sorts and this is the answer to that game.

First, a refresher. These three images depict a short Emily Dickinson poem:

And the answer is…..drum roll please….why do people always say that? Why couldn’t we say, “Guitar music, please” or “Tuba music, please” or “extra large pizza, please”?

Anyway, without dragging this out too much longer the poem is….did I say this is one of my favorite poems? I think I did and it is. It’s only four lines long but in those four line Emily packs a big punch.

But you want to know the answer and hopefully you didn’t just skip down to it and hurt my feelings by not reading what probably took me days and days to write. Okay, not days, but maybe all day or a couple of hours or more likely five minutes. I can’t remember, but I’m not trying real hard either.

So the answer is (scroll on down):










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Fame is a bee.
It has a song—
It has a sting—
Ah, too, it has a wing.

— Emily Dickinson