Poetry Month – Emily Dickinson’s “Bee! I’m Expecting You!”

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Bee! I’m expecting you!

Was saying Yesterday

To Somebody you know

That you were due —

The Frogs got Home last Week —

Are settled, and at work —

Birds, mostly back —

The Clover warm and thick —

You’ll get my Letter by

The seventeenth; Reply

Or better, be with me —

Yours, Fly.

6 thoughts on “Poetry Month – Emily Dickinson’s “Bee! I’m Expecting You!”

  1. RtB: a wonderful poem (& thanks for the link)! RT

  2. Emily Heath says:

    A very jolly poem!

  3. Delightful! I wasn’t aware of this poem before now.

  4. Reblogged this on gardeningnirvana and commented:
    I found this delightful Emily Dickinson poem at Romancing the Bee, a site dedicated to personal bee-keeping, cottage gardening and cooking with (you guessed it) honey. I’d never read it before. Now I’m a fan. Without further ado, “Bee! I’m Expecting You!” Alys

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