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Analysis and comments on The Emperor Of Ice-Cream by Wallace Stevens

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Comment 3 of 23, added on February 28th, 2006 at 9:50 AM.

I like this poem....it was hard to interpret at first but after many
reading came to the conclusion that he is at a funeral of a dead woman, and
back in that time negro funerals had a tradition of serving ice cream at
these funerals.....if anyone has a deeper explanation please post it.....I
would love to read about this poem...

Lynda from Canada
Comment 2 of 23, added on January 17th, 2006 at 12:55 PM.

there should be more black poets on this is

jo from United States
Comment 1 of 23, added on November 22nd, 2005 at 6:27 PM.

I cannot believe I am the first to comment on this poem. It is fabulous.
The author is incredible. Please all...read it. I want as my epitaph:
"Let Be Be Finale Of Seem" John Evans

John Mark Evans from United States

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Information about The Emperor Of Ice-Cream

Poet: Wallace Stevens
Poem: The Emperor Of Ice-Cream
Volume: Harmonium
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Jun 11 2014


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