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Analysis and comments on Water, is taught by thirst. by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 14 of 194, added on October 24th, 2007 at 9:33 AM.

This is one of the greatesat poems i have ever read in my life. I didn't
understand it at first, but my teacher explained it. Once i realized what
it meant i thought it was so true. People never realize what they have
until they don't have it anymore. It's truly a beautiful poem

Valencia T. from United States
Comment 13 of 194, added on March 6th, 2007 at 2:06 PM.

I Think it is about cows.

Bobby from Canada
Comment 12 of 194, added on December 14th, 2006 at 8:50 AM.

this poem is an inspiration to all people like me. It really makes me feel
like i belong in society.

Eaton Cowcum from Iceland
Comment 11 of 194, added on December 14th, 2006 at 8:36 AM.

this poem "rocks" it speaks to me and my pilgrimage to Uganda from Russia.

Vladimir Chusneski from Uganda
Comment 10 of 194, added on December 13th, 2006 at 8:39 AM.

this poem makes sense after reading the comments

Alberto Sanchez from United States
Comment 9 of 194, added on December 8th, 2006 at 8:01 AM.

Okay, well I also have to find the relationships between the first and
following words of each line.
Apparently, they're each polars. One goes without the other. There is no
love in death, and no happiness in pain. Also, for the birds part, birds
fly south for the winter to avoid snow

Spiffai from United States
Comment 8 of 194, added on February 27th, 2006 at 1:00 PM.

This poem is one of the best I've ever read. The first time i read this I
was in class, when i read it at first i didn't understnad it. But now i do
and i see how it relates to real life. I'm glad she wrote this poem because
it can open alot of peoples eyes if they let it.

Latalya from United States
Comment 7 of 194, added on December 11th, 2005 at 3:48 PM.

I think that this poem is really beautiful and has a great meaning! We
really don't appreciate anything until it's taken away from us.

Sam from United States
Comment 6 of 194, added on November 16th, 2005 at 5:43 PM.

I had to read this poem and I didn't understand it all. On top of that I
had to add a second verse to it. Can someone please explain this poem and
give me an example of what to add PLEASE!!

Shantana from Georgia, Republic of
Comment 5 of 194, added on August 5th, 2005 at 8:05 PM.

Maybe I am just a smarty (what can I say) but I understood the meaning
right away. I didnt have to "wait" for it to "jump" out. Who knows. This
poem is oh so very true.

Laura from United States

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Information about Water, is taught by thirst.

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 135. Water, is taught by thirst.
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Feb 13 2002


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