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Analysis and comments on To lose thee -- sweeter than to gain by Emily Dickinson

Comment 2 of 2, added on October 27th, 2014 at 3:14 PM.

Emily Dickinson is actually comparing the sand in the Caspian (the other
part besides water that comprises the sea) to the loss of love...what she
is saying is that without knowing sadness we would not be able to feel

john from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on January 27th, 2006 at 1:41 AM.

Does anyone understand the second stanza about the Caspian? I don't.

Beej from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1754. To lose thee -- sweeter than to gain
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Feb 26 2012

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