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Analysis and comments on Rather arid delight by Emily Dickinson

Comment 1 of 1, added on November 26th, 2016 at 5:19 PM.
Rather ariid delight

Well, she is preferring temperance in joy taking as opposed to somehow
overdoing it beyond your situation or position. Inappropriate volume or
temperature or fullness of joy when the situation demands thoughtful
consideration and attention instead. So it seems to me. Not a poet myself
or an interpreter of poems, but that seems to be her message. Perhaps she
is speaking from experience.

JGR from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1679. Rather arid delight
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
Viewed: 1921 times
Poem of the Day: Aug 29 2016


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