Study Guide

From Blank to Blank What's Up With the Title?

By Emily Dickinson

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What's Up With the Title?

You're out of luck. This—like every Dickinson poem—is totally title-free. Instead, we're left to go with the first line, "From Blank to Blank—," which we'd say does a pretty bang-up job summarizing the speaker's mental mindstate. That line-title thingy tells us straight away where the speaker's headed in this poem, and so it tells us where we're headed too.

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