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Emily Dickinson - "Why do I love" You, Sir?

"Why do I love" You, Sir?
Because --
The Wind does not require the Grass
To answer -- Wherefore when He pass
She cannot keep Her place.

Because He knows -- and
Do not You --
And We know not --
Enough for Us
The Wisdom it be so --

The Lightning -- never asked an Eye
Wherefore it shut -- when He was by --
Because He knows it cannot speak --
And reasons not contained --
-- Of Talk --
There be -- preferred by Daintier Folk --

The Sunrise -- Sire -- compelleth Me --
Because He's Sunrise -- and I see --
Therefore -- Then --
I love Thee --

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"Why do I love" You, Sir? - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 480. "Why do I love" You, Sir?
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Dec 26 2011

Comment 15 of 15, added on January 1st, 2016 at 8:07 AM.


siVbHuzi from Congo, Democratic Republic of
Comment 14 of 15, added on January 1st, 2016 at 12:05 AM.


QEWFkcCaFNKEQ from Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)
Comment 13 of 15, added on November 28th, 2015 at 1:04 PM.

wl5Ts0 There is apparently a lot to know about this. I assume you made various nice points in features also.

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