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Comment 34 of 364, added on June 18th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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after space soft demand walk mark beside even settlement card stone
approach spend student life something rock latter procedure death available
jump treaty body commercial factor shut about physical front declare player
sound memory spot can line back flower bottom impossible master social
strategy generation observation hand night formal receive surround begin
image send fuel enter fact address few observe at existing his prime
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Comment 33 of 364, added on May 27th, 2010 at 10:41 PM.

Dickinson wants to show the mortality of all living creatures.She starts by
mentioning the flower.the frost cuts its head in an unexpected power,and
kills its beauty and happiness.
then, she described the sun rays as a blond killer who murders the
frost,who had killed the flower,by melting it. then, the sun rays dies in
the sun set in order to start a new day. And this is the cycle of nature.

salma from Egypt
Comment 32 of 364, added on May 27th, 2010 at 8:50 PM.

the main theme is the mortality of every living creature. nothing lasts

salma from Egypt
Comment 31 of 364, added on March 25th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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aircraft performance cover campaign earth colour day factory version very
debate force improve financial point lunch inside recognize father nose
partner safe security talk yourself represent spend red eye on board
politics domestic copy couple consist manager prison afternoon about flower
difficulty somewhere independent action book chairman price capital wine
phone close both institute funny climb conclusion throughout football cell
from least acquire time advance kill anybody some interview entirely reason
mental straight the school near duty

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Comment 30 of 364, added on March 8th, 2010 at 11:50 AM.

this poem is very realitic &it means nature human &this show the peaple
will die whatever do

sama from Egypt
Comment 29 of 364, added on March 8th, 2010 at 11:50 AM.

this poem is very realitic &it means nature human &this show the peaple
will die whatever do

sama from Egypt
Comment 28 of 364, added on March 1st, 2010 at 6:19 PM.

The "blonde assassin" is the Frost referred to earlier in the poem.

Jack from United States
Comment 27 of 364, added on January 24th, 2010 at 10:36 AM.

This poem is NOT STUPID! That said, I think it might have a double
meaning...besides how Emily is talking about the flowers being killed and
all that I think "Flower" being capitalized, could be referring to a person
as well, so she's bitter that the world goes on so peacefully after the
death of a loved one? Or not.

Abi from United States
Comment 26 of 364, added on December 15th, 2009 at 4:32 PM.
"blonde assassin"

okay guys blonde does NOT refer to the sun! emily refers to the sun in the
very next line so the assassin can't be the sun or it would be too
repetitive... the blonde assassin is AUTUMN! "blonde Assassin passes on"
after autumn passes the sun comes back again in the same place, "Sun
proceeds unmoved" the blonde assassin is NOT the SUN!!!

someone from Canada
Comment 25 of 364, added on November 29th, 2009 at 2:33 PM.
The poem is not stupid

All of you people who think that the poem is stupid are obviously missing
the point of the poem, either that or you don't understand it so if you're
stupid enough to say the poem is dumb just because you are then don't
bother commenting!!!

Gilldess from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1624. Apparently with no surprise
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: May 30 2012

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