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Comment 7 of 41, added on November 14th, 2010 at 12:57 AM.
this poem

i think this poem is about ED explaining maybe a dream or fairy tail that
took her out of life for a moment ...she was..baffled for a moment because
her mind ( the maid ) took her to anouther place

joanna broom from United States
Comment 6 of 41, added on March 23rd, 2007 at 2:05 PM.

this peom is a very unique and colorful poem and makes me feel happy this
poem is short but says enough so you can understnd. this poem is one of the
many poems she wrote and this poem can make you feel happy, this poem can
put at the place she is talking about this poem is one of the best poems i
have read and i love it.

sam from United States
Comment 5 of 41, added on November 23rd, 2004 at 1:11 PM.

this poem made me have to go to the bathroom, why is it like that?
seriously someone explain it to me...

ted
Comment 4 of 41, added on September 16th, 2004 at 4:56 PM.

This poem makes me think of Swiss Cheese, and all of its goodnesses. Think
about it

R.K
Comment 3 of 41, added on September 14th, 2004 at 4:46 PM.

This poem makes you think about life in it self. How one day you just find
yourself in a new world... a world you have never seen before. The world
could hold a key to new beginnings and unlock the doors you thought could
never be opened. You start out scared of the unkown, but after a while, the
unknown becomes normal and you become unafraid and welcoming to what lies
ahead.

C.K.
Comment 2 of 41, added on September 12th, 2004 at 11:45 AM.

Try to imagine the meaning of the poem in different views; Literal,
philosophical, spiritual etc...They don't always fit every view, but doing
so can open the mind of the reader to insights about the author. I find
that most poems have meaning on more than one level and make the best sense
only when taken as a whole.
Not every poem is grand and profound. Part of the charm of this one is the
simplicity of the author's musings. While at face value it's somewhat
whimsical and has a lilting cadence that's easily digested, many things are
not explained. Leaving the reader to decide for themselves what she meant,
it can mean many things to many people.


M. L. Frantz

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Information about Baffled for just a day or two

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 17. Baffled for just a day or two
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jan 19 2002


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