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Analysis and comments on It sifts from Leaden Sieves by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 16 of 56, added on February 23rd, 2012 at 12:00 AM.

In Soviet Russia, Emily Dickinson want to have sex with your hot body

Bobby Lee from United States
Comment 15 of 56, added on February 23rd, 2012 at 12:00 AM.

In Soviet Russia, Emily Dickinson want to have sex with your hot body

Bobby Lee from United States
Comment 14 of 56, added on July 11th, 2010 at 5:38 PM.

A description of snow. Compare Snowbound by Whittier, third stanza.

frumpo from United States
Comment 13 of 56, added on May 20th, 2010 at 1:28 PM.

UMM there is a deeper meaning than a snowstorm you idiots!

Pix
Comment 12 of 56, added on April 7th, 2010 at 7:06 PM.
Interpretation

It's not obvious, but it's about more than just snow. If you look at it
closely, it's Mother Nature getting married. Or at least, her in her
wedding gown.

Stanzas 1 and 2 are about putting on her makeup, hiding any and all
blemishes. Stanza 3-5 are about the dress itself, veil and petticoats and
everything else one would need.

Richy Adelai from United States
Comment 11 of 56, added on October 21st, 2009 at 5:20 PM.

it sifts from leaden sives

golchin from Iran
Comment 10 of 56, added on April 21st, 2009 at 9:51 AM.

"It" is about snow and I'm sorry, there are no other interpretations
possible.

ea
Comment 9 of 56, added on April 21st, 2009 at 8:18 AM.

In my country we love Emily Dickison poems. All the men want to have sex
with her hot body. Its very nice!!

Borat from Kazakhstan
Comment 8 of 56, added on February 4th, 2008 at 11:12 AM.

I don't think this is showing nature as powerful, so much as beatiful

Natasha
Comment 7 of 56, added on April 18th, 2006 at 3:25 PM.

well I just wanted to say that though it was a little bit difficult to find
out what the poem is about but it's a really deep metaphor that
personificates nature and that shows its power

sakina from Morocco

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Information about It sifts from Leaden Sieves

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 311. It sifts from Leaden Sieves
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: May 23 2003


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