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Emily Dickinson - A Thought went up my mind today --

A Thought went up my mind today --
That I have had before --
But did not finish -- some way back --
I could not fix the Year --

Nor where it went -- nor why it came
The second time to me --
Nor definitely, what it was --
Have I the Art to say --

But somewhere -- in my Soul -- I know --
I've met the Thing before --
It just reminded me -- 'twas all --
And came my way no more --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 701. A Thought went up my mind today --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

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Comment 3 of 4, added on February 9th, 2011 at 2:45 AM.
Analysis of Poem

When I read it to my third graders. I interpretated that she had a thought about something that had happened in her life before, but throughout the years, she had forgotten most of the event that took place. However, she was sure that something indeed happened. It was just a dream. Some students suggested that she may have had a dream or a dajavu:)

Selina from United States
Comment 2 of 4, added on February 4th, 2010 at 11:14 AM.
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short1 from United States

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