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Analysis and comments on The feet of people walking home by Emily Dickinson

Comment 8 of 8, added on December 21st, 2014 at 6:25 PM.
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Comment 7 of 8, added on January 4th, 2012 at 10:02 PM.
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Your thinikng matches mine - great minds think alike!

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Comment 6 of 8, added on June 15th, 2010 at 9:59 PM.

Earthly life teaches us that this life is a term of servitude that will be
replaced in the next by a joyous fruition.

frumpo from United States
Comment 5 of 8, added on December 1st, 2009 at 12:40 AM.
Dickinson: The feet of people going home

I just discovered this site and really read this poem for the first time. I
always stopped somewhere around the second stanza. Boo for me! It's a
fascinating poem. Isn't it great for backing us up to see importance in
terms of its context; i.e. the "canvas" of night for "morning." Gorgeous. I
wonder how many other things I can "re-see" that way.

Lois Kackley
Comment 4 of 8, added on October 31st, 2008 at 12:11 PM.

This poem, like so much of Dickinson's work, captures the mystical essence
of what lies after death. She eloquently writes of the eternal footsteps
that a person leaves behind.

Bella Kopermein from United States
Comment 3 of 8, added on December 18th, 2006 at 8:42 AM.

This poem is the damn stupidest thing i have ever read and i read a lot!
Plus i do not say stupid lightly!

Fredrick lokal from United States
Comment 2 of 8, added on March 13th, 2005 at 6:30 PM.

This great poem by Dickinson means that life is so great that people keep
walking after death. In a town of angels-peasants, we will awake and walk
towards the horizon of childhood again. Regards from Spain, Emily.

Jos Luis


Jos Luis from Spain
Comment 1 of 8, added on October 21st, 2004 at 8:44 AM.

"he jus keeps movin' along. Time and tide wait for no man (or woman),
but, ah!, man keeps up!

Audren Glass from United States

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Information about The feet of people walking home

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 7. The feet of people walking home
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
Viewed: 23164 times
Poem of the Day: Jan 26 2002


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