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Analysis and comments on If you were coming in the Fall, by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 25 of 35, added on July 28th, 2011 at 4:53 PM.

Kewl you should come up with that. Excelelnt!

Jolyn from Dominica
Comment 24 of 35, added on May 21st, 2011 at 8:20 AM.


olive from China
Comment 23 of 35, added on November 5th, 2010 at 8:15 PM.
If you were coming in the fall

My perception of this poem may be bias due to the fact that a friend of
mine wrote a hauntingly beautiful song based on this poem, but I am
impressed by the poem. In honesty, who can fully grasp what Dickinson was
writing "For who can know the heart of a stranger?".
She wrote here poems as an act of expression; maybe to relieve here pain,
maybe to better understand her own thoughts, or possibly just as an act of
obsession who can know? I see no wrong in trying to comprehend her emotions
,but the only two beings that will ever be certain of them are Emily and

Another Anthony from United States
Comment 22 of 35, added on September 14th, 2010 at 5:21 PM.

The people who support this poem can't substantiate their feelings for this
piece either. They're simply one of those who try and play themselves off
as intelligent and cultured because they know a poem that sounds sort of
pretty and they sort of know what it means. So shut your mouth and stop
yabbering, you pretentious ninnies.

Guy Man from Bangladesh
Comment 21 of 35, added on June 6th, 2010 at 2:50 AM.

Get off this website, Anthony. It's people like you (kids these days that
have NO understanding or appreciation for real literature) that ruin these
websites with their ignorant comments. Calling the great, misunderstood,
genius Emily Dickenson a "loser" just proves how unbelievably childish and
ignorant you really are. Anybody else with opinions like yours should just
do their English homework without commenting because clearly you have
NOTHING of importance to say. Leave the commenting for people who actually
understand and appreciate what they are commenting on. Emily Dickinson was
a genius, albeit a very reclusive, misunderstood one; but she was a genius.
So if you're going to come on this website and criticize her, why don't you
just keep your comments to yourself.

Nina from Canada
Comment 20 of 35, added on March 24th, 2010 at 10:20 AM.

Yes, I understand it, and lo, I still dislike the poem. Period. Just
because one understands something, does not mean one must like said thing.

Max from United States
Comment 19 of 35, added on November 21st, 2009 at 12:41 PM.
all those bad reviews

For all of you from the US, shame on you for being so ignorant. You make us
all look bad. This is not about Emily Dickinson as a writer but her poetry
itself. I do believe that those that don't like it don't fully understand
it. I personally think it is a beautifully written poem, one i can relate
to abundantly. As humans we are constantly waiting for everything, but this
is a far deeper thing to wait for--namely love. Her whole life she loved
but was never loved back. These people were not losers, but they were the
people who needed to be loved the most. I encourage you to remember that
the next time you see someone who has given up on their life.

Haley from United States
Comment 18 of 35, added on November 10th, 2009 at 12:05 PM.

If she was alive right noe i would tell her that i love her i want her to
love me she is a purty good writer and shes not dat ugly either.

Cho Lo Mein from China
Comment 17 of 35, added on April 19th, 2009 at 10:46 PM.

This is a really great poem were she tells that she will wait for that
person for months, years, centuries, until eternity it shows how strong her
love was for him ...... Emily was a person that suffer a lot in life....

Mayela from United States
Comment 16 of 35, added on February 19th, 2009 at 1:20 AM.

All of you who think this poem is stupid, you're stupid. She lived before
you how dare you criticize what you dont know anything about. You dont like
it because you dont understand it you are just want something to make your
pathetic life seem more interesting. Do us a favor and shut up.

Evelyn from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 511. If you were coming in the Fall,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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