Poet: Emily Dickinson
There is no Silence in the Earth -- so silent
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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Nov 1 2011
Comment 0 of , added on June 17th, 2005 at 6:08 AM.
This Poem is what Ted Hughes refers to as Dickinson's dreaded inner vision. The word "endured" suggests that she bears a kind of revelationary burden which she must never realise or attempt to express, it is perhaps her own terrified knowledge of infinte nothingness. Poems 670 and 777 suggest a smimilar experience.
Tim Hoare from United Kingdom
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