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Analysis and comments on Life's Tragedy by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Comment 3 of 3, added on April 24th, 2009 at 3:21 AM.

Dear Writer,

I wanted to take a moment to point out that the poem as written is
incorrect. The end of the poem should read, "We count our joys not by the
things we have, but by what kept us from the perfect thing."

Timothy from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on March 10th, 2008 at 1:48 PM.

this poem is very touching and its very true

chelsie from United States
Comment 1 of 3, added on July 10th, 2007 at 7:13 PM.

I've loved this poem since I was young. Having just lost my mother, I
re-read it again for the first time in many years and it still means so
much to me. Appreciate everything, especially love. In the end, nothing you
have matters except what you have in your heart.

C. LeBLanc from United States

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Poet: Paul Laurence Dunbar
Poem: Life's Tragedy
Added: Mar 17 2005
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Poem of the Day: May 15 2007


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