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

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Comment 21 of 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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
Comment 15 of 31, added on February 7th, 2009 at 4:09 PM.

THis poem is soo confusing... i agree with anothony, she had no life... but
yea i hav to write about it. uuuuugh,...... booorin [sux]

Alejandra from United States
Comment 14 of 31, added on February 5th, 2009 at 11:04 AM.

for those of you that criticize and dislike this poem i do respect your
opinions. but when you don't have an argument to back it up, you need to
get off of this website. no, the poem isn't that great, but if you are
going to dis sonmebody's feelings that is dead you need to get a life. so
back off.

keisha from United States
Comment 13 of 31, added on October 6th, 2008 at 4:37 PM.

Emily Dickinson was a recluse. She fell in love with a married man and then
when he denied her she abandoned her life and stayed at home for the rest
of her life writing poems. So yes she is a loser in many regards and it
doesn't make any sense why people read poems about life lessons from a
person that did not experience a normal adult life. However being a recluse
she was very observant of her small world. But more importantly i have to
read these depressing poems for English and write up a bunch of bullshit
about it

anthony from United States
Comment 12 of 31, added on February 20th, 2008 at 12:04 PM.

This poem relates to where I am in life and, of course, I've taken a shine
to it because of that. While it seems so plainly written I believe there is
a depth to it that can not be interpreted right away and, rather, needs to
be contemplated in order to see the poem behind the poem.

By the way, Dickinson was never married, I don't believe she had cats, and
while you proclaim she 'has no life' please keep in mind that when you're
you'll be forgotten... and she'll be remembered forever.
For all your social activity you don't seem to register she gave up what
you have to lead a more pure life... which granted her immortality.

Daphne 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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