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Analysis and comments on You Can Have It by Philip Levine

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Comment 12 of 22, added on February 13th, 2012 at 12:37 PM.

Well, actually, a lot of what you write is not quite true !... well, okay,
it does not matter:DD

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Comment 6 of 22, added on October 28th, 2010 at 1:31 AM.
Fantastic poem

I am shocked at the lame interpretations I have read here. This is not
about "brothers", it is about one man, who has two lives: one when he
sleeps and one when he is wakes; one who young who lives in memory and one
who is old that lives in the present; those are the "brothers" sharing the
same life.

This is a magnificent poem.

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Comment 5 of 22, added on February 7th, 2009 at 8:32 PM.

it must have personal meaning cause it dont make much sence

darren from Canada
Comment 4 of 22, added on March 12th, 2008 at 3:41 AM.

I feel that its about Levine reminiscing the loss of his brother whom he
neglected due to his work... and the idea of sleeping might correspond to
fear of facing reality and wallowing in one's fantasies and dreams

Moses from Singapore
Comment 3 of 22, added on April 2nd, 2006 at 2:04 PM.

Philip Levine is actually my grandfather, or Grandpoptree as I have called
him my entire life. This poem is about him and my Uncle Eddy, his twin. Im
his youngest sons daughter. The first guy who commented is completely
wrong, and looked waaaaay too deeply into my grandpas words. Its about how
he worked the dayshift and Uncle Eddy worked the night. Thought you might
want to be well informed.


Alexis from United States

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Poet: Philip Levine
Poem: You Can Have It
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Jan 30 2005

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