Poet: Emily Dickinson
We talked as Girls do --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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Dec 11 2008
Comment 3 of 3, added on December 21st, 2014 at 2:52 PM.
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Comment 2 of 3, added on March 16th, 2006 at 8:06 AM.
I think its about how when friends grow up they lose contact, its very sad but very true. Thoughout childhood and young adulthood we count our friends among our dearest but with age many forget that passion and refuse it, it could also be the age that wouldn't permit them this friendship, with womens choices back then being so few. Thats just how I am reading it right now though, I mean who knows she could be talking to anything it said "like girls do" could be a simile. But right now I am seeing it the other way perhaps for some morbid reason it appeals right now.
Rachel from Canada
Comment 1 of 3, added on March 9th, 2006 at 11:45 AM.
I think that this poem describes the life of how girls talk and even though it is a short poem read it or print it out.
Ryann from United States
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