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Analysis and comments on There is another sky by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 14 of 354, added on February 26th, 2005 at 9:14 PM.

I think this is a very beautiful poem. I believe it talks about that she
is very sad that a loved one is leaving her but that she will see him in a
better place. That her loved one will never see sadness or darkness there.
I really loved this poem and I chose it for my homework in theatre !!

Michelle from United States
Comment 13 of 354, added on February 22nd, 2005 at 6:04 PM.

i think she was talking to a brother or close friend that she loves to be
with. it is very beautiful...

belinda from United States
Comment 12 of 354, added on February 21st, 2005 at 7:22 PM.

I'm probably off coarse here, but I believe that Emily is speaking to a
lover. I think she is inviting him to be with her because she has alot to
offer. Although, this is at first glance. I really have no back up info.

Tatum from United States
Comment 11 of 354, added on February 17th, 2005 at 5:48 PM.

I really think that Emily Dickinson wanted to symbolize love as saying "its
flowers never die" I think that the name "Austin" may have been her lover.
I could be wrong but its my oppinion! This is really great poem! Her choice
of words was amazing....!!!!!!!!!


Dawn from United States
Comment 10 of 354, added on January 22nd, 2005 at 2:53 PM.

I could be way off. But i think this poem is written to a person close to
her. I believe she is calling to him to say that there is no other place
she would rather be then with him. It is a great poem!

Kelsey from United States
Comment 9 of 354, added on January 16th, 2005 at 10:33 PM.

I always take her garden in this poem as her poetry. The whole poem is an
invitation to read her writing, her OTHER self other than her actual one in
life. She has a real garden,but this garden in this poem is an artistic
garden. For her, art lasts forever.

pia from China
Comment 8 of 354, added on January 12th, 2005 at 8:39 PM.

I really enjoy this poem because, this poet Emily is not only talking about
her brother or what.Due to the fact that poem can mean different thin to
people,but for me it means that when you fall down in life and there is a
long way to go, just dust your self and start again.

Adamu Ibrahim from Nigeria
Comment 7 of 354, added on December 22nd, 2004 at 3:33 PM.

R. Mahlstedt is right, I think. But perhaps she is also consoling the
brother, if he is dead. Somehow this poem projects a very high level of
comfort.

Audren Glass from United States
Comment 6 of 354, added on December 21st, 2004 at 4:31 AM.

It's a good poem having an under current of spirtuality.She wants to meet
hert brother but realizes that he is somewhere in a different world having
a different sky ,sun ,forests. World which is free from frost symbolising
coldness of the hearts of the people

Monica from India
Comment 5 of 354, added on November 15th, 2004 at 7:35 AM.

What a beautiful poem!
*o*

LP from Taiwan

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 2. There is another sky
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Mar 4 2003


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