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Comment 17 of 80, added on July 14th, 2010 at 2:14 PM.

A symbolic description of sunrise and sunset--possibly of the rush of youth
and the calm of old age?

frumpo from United States
Comment 16 of 80, added on February 8th, 2010 at 2:11 PM.

THIS POEM IS REALLY EXCITING.And a very pleasant poem that tells about how
the sunrises.I was a bit confused when first i had read this poem and felt
that it was really boaring but now i think that it is reaay a poem of fun

MEHWISH IJAZ from Ukraine
Comment 15 of 80, added on February 1st, 2010 at 12:24 AM.

This is a poem without hidden meaning for most readers. Just a clean,
bright and fresh approach to a plain old sunrise.

Comment 14 of 80, added on January 24th, 2010 at 8:09 PM.

It seems like whenever Emily writes a poem about nature it has a double
meaning, but I really haven't a clue. The sunset part makes me wonder if
she's referring to someone slipping away from her b4 she knew it, but I
don't know what that someone/something would be.

Abi from United States
Comment 13 of 80, added on May 12th, 2009 at 4:41 PM.

I think that this poem doesnt really have any metaphorical meaning i think
she is just talking about how beautiful the sunrise is. Among other things,
she wrote about nature and the little things in life most people didnt
notice. So i think with this she is just trying to show the beauty in
something as simplistic as the sun rise.

Allie from United States
Comment 12 of 80, added on April 12th, 2009 at 4:50 PM.

I no it's a gr8 poem. It has amazing IMAGERY, but I still don't get the
metaphorical meanin behind it. If any1 gets it , it is always nice to share
your thinking. Anyways, really nice poem.

mel from Canada
Comment 11 of 80, added on March 18th, 2009 at 6:58 PM.

This poem is so beautiful. I love the desciptions that she uses. I can just
close my eyes and see the whole thing happening...

Rachel from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 318. I'll tell you how the Sun rose
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: May 3 2002

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