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Comment 14 of 104, added on September 27th, 2011 at 11:32 PM.
Test, just a test
Thx for this great information that you are sharing with us!!!
Áëîã î ïóòåøåñòâèÿõ from United States
Comment 13 of 104, added on September 19th, 2011 at 12:57 PM.
Pharmacy Rocks! I mean it!
You have really interesting blog, keep up posting such informative posts!
Marina from United States
Comment 12 of 104, added on January 30th, 2011 at 3:32 AM.
emily, sophies choice
To me, the way I interpret the poem, is as a eulegy! Sophies choice is the
next movie I will watch!
jdbates from United States
Comment 11 of 104, added on June 3rd, 2010 at 1:17 AM.
A great and powerful ending to any movie, book or story is a rare treasure.
In my opinion there are only a handful of films that have what I would
call "great great endings". Sophie's Choice is one of them. A River Runs
Thru It is another. Sophies's Choice hits a perfect pitch of simple but
powerful words, thanks to Ms. Dickinson - great music and great
performances, all elegantly brought together at this deeply touching moment
in the film. It never fails to leave me silent, humble and in awe. It is
MIchael McNamara from United States
Comment 10 of 104, added on November 27th, 2009 at 4:19 PM.
ample make this bed
a simple,powerful,beautiful poem which added to an already wonderful film.
even this sad,cynical man was moved. great poetry will always say more than
pop songs,and out last even the best of them.
from United Kingdom
Comment 9 of 104, added on February 18th, 2009 at 9:11 PM.
For you on your hectic and busy days.
May this book ease your mind of life's crazy ways!
And don't forget to remember ...
We love you on this Mother's Day!
(And every day).
Bitsy and Bill
Peggy Rice Duffey from United States
Comment 8 of 104, added on September 13th, 2007 at 8:30 AM.
1955 was probably the date that the book was published. Collections of
poems by Emily Dickinson continue to be published even today. It doesn't
mean the she actually wrote the poem in 1955. For Pete's sake.
Cynthia from United States
Comment 7 of 104, added on December 27th, 2006 at 7:15 PM.
I also discovered this lovely poem from the book/film, Sophie's Choice. I
did not understand it at first - I tried to read too much into it...
however, Dickenson is very plain and direct so it should be read that
way... it was such a perfect way to end the tragic story.
from United States
Comment 6 of 104, added on April 7th, 2006 at 11:33 AM.
"Ample Make This Bed" is one of thousands of poems written by Emily
Dickinson,during her lifetime (1830 - 1886. I am sure that the 1955 date is
a typographical error. The poem is at once heart - rending and demanding.
Dickinson insists that death, the dead and dying be acknowledged. She
reaffirms her belief in resurrection, new life, and hope for salvation on
"that great gettin' up morning!"
Elva Croswell from United States
Comment 5 of 104, added on January 28th, 2006 at 5:35 PM.
It is very nice to see that other persons also were moved by this poem,
especially in Sophie's choice. Before I came here I was reading it, with
Hamlisch outstanding love-theme from the film on repeat in my earphones. Is
anyone surprised if I say that I was crying...
The poem is wonderful, the film is wonderful and the music too. Even the
book is a masterpiece... This is truly one of the brightest shining
intersections in culture ever...
Pontus Kjällman from Sweden
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