The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson - Poems 95-213 Summary & Analysis

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Poems 95-213 Summary

In Poem 103 Emily writes of her king, a king that does not speak. It is only at night in her dreams that Emily sees things that are hidden to her at night. In the morning after she has had such dreams Emily wakes feeling victorious. If she has not seen these hidden things in her dreams, she notes that the following day the birds will not sing. Emily also notes that on these days she forgets to pray that the Father's will be done, and she is drawn in the way of her will. Emily equates this lack of prayer almost as bad as lying under oath in court.

Poem 118 makes a comment on the violent nature of the human race. Emily says that as her friends fight, she herself feels drawn into the battle. She wishes she could do away...

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