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

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Comment 2 of 242, added on January 23rd, 2005 at 2:13 PM.

I like this poem as well. but to me it makes sense. as like most poetry,
the meaning does not jump out at you.
to me this poem means this:

In life we cannot appreciate, understand, comprehend anything until its
gone or you need it more. Meaning that how do you know what pleasure is
without pain? and how to know that you need water if your never thirsty. I
think the last bird comment is that birds fly south in the winter...away
from the snow. so we should appreciate all the other seasons when they are
here- appreciate all the seasons for what they bring to us. we can only do
that by having different ones to contrast them by.
and i find this poem speaking truth

Ashley Carter from United States
Comment 1 of 242, added on November 30th, 2004 at 9:08 AM.

This poem is ok but makes no since. at all

JoAnna Bach 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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