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Analysis and comments on He ate and drank the precious Words -- by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 7 of 25, added on November 21st, 2009 at 11:20 PM.

I don't think this poem is about the Bible, or any book specifically.

What is more liberating than being literate?

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Comment 6 of 25, added on October 9th, 2005 at 7:34 AM.

Funny, not being the least bit religious I never thought of it as the
bible. I think of it as books, any good book, setting your mind and soul
free. ~ I've read many books in my time that have changed my life, opened
doors that I didn't know existed. ~~ The person that turned me on to this
poem died yesterday. He was a very religious man. I suppose that part of
the beauty is it can be about the bible and have that meaning for you and
be about what I need and what it to be about for me.

Wonderful poem. For me also it is about the only one I can recite.


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Information about He ate and drank the precious Words --

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1587. He ate and drank the precious Words --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jan 7 2008

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