Poet: Emily Dickinson
There is a pain -- so utter --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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Comment 1 of 2, added on April 9th, 2007 at 8:28 AM.
It's about depression, the trance-like state in which people who are depressed move through life. Stephen Cope(author of Yoga and the Quest for the True Self)describes Dickinson as someone who "wrestled magnificently with depression," writing poetey to live.
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