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Analysis and comments on A happy lip -- breaks sudden by Emily Dickinson

Comment 1 of 1, added on February 16th, 2006 at 10:05 AM.

I believe that this poem is about a fake smile. It says to patient like a
pain. When someone is faking a smile it can be painful. A fake smile is not
really that sincere.

Kristina from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 353. A happy lip -- breaks sudden
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Mar 1 2011

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