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Analysis and comments on Alone by Sara Teasdale

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Comment 17 of 97, added on April 10th, 2008 at 10:57 AM.

This poem is beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Taylor Elaman from United States
Comment 16 of 97, added on April 4th, 2007 at 1:08 PM.

this poem is so good that it made me cry my eyes until there were no more
tears to cry

shanekqua from United States
Comment 15 of 97, added on February 8th, 2007 at 11:21 PM.

I think that this poem, speaks of how she longs to be loved, however, with
the way her life is, she feels unworthy of said love and cannot accept it.
Also, Sara Teasdale did not live a happy life. She was chronically ill, and
committed suicide with barbituates in 1933. I believe that poetry was this
woman's release, and without it she would've rather died much earlier.

C from United States
Comment 14 of 97, added on April 7th, 2006 at 6:03 PM.

I agree that it's about solitude. Especially since sh'e written other poems
about solitude.

Nickie from United States
Comment 13 of 97, added on February 20th, 2006 at 10:13 PM.

you guys are all bumbling idiots.Rao's comment was the only intelligent
one. it's a great poem. teasdale acknowledges human solitude, even in the
face of perfect, unconditional love.

Joy from United States
Comment 12 of 97, added on December 21st, 2005 at 11:52 AM.

to me this poem is different...i dont think its about depression at all...i
think its a mask of cover her own fear of having no love and wanting to get
out and become a prostitute

Comment 11 of 97, added on December 11th, 2005 at 3:53 PM.

This is a very sad poem with a very sad ending. She feels that there is
something missing in her life and that she thinks she can only find peace
in death. Very sad.

Serena from United States
Comment 10 of 97, added on December 11th, 2005 at 3:49 PM.

UM UM This poem is so sad and I loved it. UM UM I can't stop reading it. UM
UM i dont no wat else to say. sara is dead right? um yea um hope she had a
happy life.

Mika from Japan
Comment 9 of 97, added on December 7th, 2005 at 5:42 PM.

This poem is sad okay?

Marissa from United States
Comment 8 of 97, added on November 3rd, 2005 at 7:09 PM.

I love it so...It describes me so well. Just so beautiful and detailed.

Kirisuto from Japan

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Poet: Sara Teasdale
Poem: Alone
Added: Feb 21 2003
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Poem of the Day: Aug 30 2006

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