Comment 9 of 19, added on April 29th, 2009 at 3:21 PM.
when i read it, i felt that we should utter words carefully and think twice
before saying the word itself. the word is like the (s)word i mean the
sword it may kill you or kill the addressee.
from Saudi Arabia
Comment 8 of 19, added on April 14th, 2008 at 10:39 PM.
I find it amazing that she could fit so much meaning into such few words.
It makes me think of the riddle "what can't exist once it's name is spoken?
silence" this poem is awesome
Erin from United States
Comment 7 of 19, added on March 25th, 2008 at 12:20 PM.
Actually she published about 7. And this is one of my favorite poems by
her. I so few word, she expresses so much.
from United States
Comment 6 of 19, added on January 16th, 2006 at 11:56 PM.
theres no way to find out when these were written. When she died, over 2000
poems were found in her closet, unpublished. She had something like 20
poems published in her lifetime, the rest she kept secret. So no one knows
when most were written
from United States
Comment 5 of 19, added on January 12th, 2006 at 11:15 AM.
This poem is great....it shows us that we sometimes forget about the
importance of words and what they mean to other people...
Comment 4 of 19, added on December 25th, 2005 at 8:04 PM.
This is one of the 2 poems I claim as my favorites. Emily Dickinson was a
wonderful writer of poetry.
Charisse Powell from United States
Comment 3 of 19, added on November 3rd, 2005 at 8:34 AM.
I do love this poem and quote it often. I just wished this site had the
date this and other poems were written by the author, and not by a
publisher. LOL, I know that if she died in 1886, then she could not have
written it in 1955. It was published then, but when did Emily Dickenson
John E. Muench from United States
Comment 2 of 19, added on May 24th, 2005 at 7:49 PM.
I absolutely adore this poem.
Sam from United States
Comment 1 of 19, added on April 15th, 2005 at 9:37 AM.
Just because a majority follows something doesn't mean it's right. You can
set your own beliefs. And so nothing is really dead until you make that
Yasmine Raslan from United States
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