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Comment 3 of 79, added on February 13th, 2007 at 11:48 PM.

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Comment 2 of 79, added on February 15th, 2006 at 6:14 PM.

Sarcasm, I don't think so.

She just doesn't feel she is entitled or justified to face the challenge of
the riddle of death yet. Maybe she is also a little sorry she has to die so
young. She is not mature and ready yet. She loves nature, like Emily did,
and she thinks even the bee would question her facing that riddle so soon.
She considers nature to be mature and worthy. So, I don't think she is
mocking her place, she is just humble.

Apart from that, there is a clear religious tone in the poem, the riddle of
death being a possible higher level of existence. So, in this poem
Emily/"the I person" is also sort of exited about the chance that there
might be something after life, after all.

It was the first poem I read by her and I was immediately totally
breathtaken by the rhymes and humility and sweetness. I just love this
poem. Almost made me believe :-)

trueligh from Denmark
Comment 1 of 79, added on November 15th, 2005 at 10:18 PM.

Wow. This poem sounds like sarcasm to me.
She is mocking her place in the world, probably thinking it is NOT very

Lacy from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 50. I haven't told my garden yet
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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