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Comment 21 of 45, added on February 11th, 2013 at 1:47 PM.
There is a word

I am wondering what people think the "word" is that she is writing about.
My son and I think it is the word "sacrifice." It has barbed syllables and
is "mute" as soon as the sacrifice is made. Those that were saved by the
sacrifice, can live to tell the story. And, a sacrifice is made for a
cause. The cause is remembered but not the person. However, I get lost in
the last stanza.

Lori Preston from United States
Comment 20 of 45, added on April 2nd, 2012 at 7:43 AM.

I think she have a good heart feeling ,

KHALID from Sudan
Comment 19 of 45, added on March 21st, 2012 at 6:50 AM.
mohammed adam

i bleave in her poetry because she had agood imagin to discrib the war and
make us remmember this action

from Sudan
Comment 18 of 45, added on August 17th, 2011 at 9:22 AM.
There is a word

she wrote this poem for those who sarificed lives for the country..they
wont be remembered....only the victory will..though!dead to the world but
will always live in her heart..a beautiful poem of those war times.

Shama T. Bukhari from Pakistan
Comment 17 of 45, added on January 27th, 2011 at 1:03 PM.

i think that the poem There Is A Word , was a very strong well-written poem
. she really put alot of thinkin into it.

chelsea williams from United States
Comment 16 of 45, added on December 9th, 2010 at 8:10 AM.

This is such a wonderful poem to have shared. I have a book full of her
poems. I admire her.

The day is bright
the night is dsrk
watch yorself at all times
they are watching is part of one poem.
I think that this poem means that everywhere she looked there was a war and
that is what kept her from
leaving her home.

Tiffany from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 8. There is a word
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jan 27 2011

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