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Comment 4 of 474, added on May 17th, 2006 at 8:56 PM.

This poem talks about how a person who is truly brave will not fight aloud
to gain recognition but rather, fight inwardly with his own sorrows to
obtain esteem from no one but himself. There will always be losses, but the
true bravery lies in coping with one's own misery to better understand
oneself. And even as the angels are marching with "even feet" they are
still coated in uniforms of snow (signifying something pure because it is
white, but nevertheless utterly cold). The bottom line is that to fight
outwardly is brave, but to challenge one's own perceptions of what is right
or wrong is much more brave, because with one's own ideology on the line
there is room for so much more criticism--self-criticism.

Mor :D from United States
Comment 3 of 474, added on September 13th, 2005 at 1:33 PM.

We fight for our country every day just to see the next day ahead

stephanie from Armenia
Comment 2 of 474, added on March 31st, 2005 at 8:39 PM.

I think this poem is about how u should be silent instead of saying
something aloud.

Gail from Australia
Comment 1 of 474, added on October 23rd, 2004 at 7:49 PM.

To me this poem was about challenging the world's ideas with new ones,
better ones. But no one notices, no one cares for them.

Rosie from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 126. To fight aloud, is very brave
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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