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Analysis and comments on A sepal, petal, and a thorn by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 5 of 75, added on November 8th, 2007 at 4:20 PM.

This poem is about how the world sees her. She is nice to look at, but
people are afraid to get too close least they prick themselves on her
thorny exterior. She is alone, but not nesecarily unhappy about the

Stacy from United States
Comment 4 of 75, added on January 24th, 2006 at 9:38 AM.


Cause most of her poams dont make sence but this 1 i get!!!! hurray 4 me

love ya all


NiColE from United States
Comment 3 of 75, added on April 25th, 2005 at 4:06 PM.

Love it...

Natalie Torget from United States
Comment 2 of 75, added on April 15th, 2005 at 9:25 AM.

the part that i like about this poem is when she says that she is a rose
and about the thorn i think it means that she is touf

Caramel from United States
Comment 1 of 75, added on January 12th, 2005 at 11:11 PM.

Witty in the superlative!

Patt Major from United States

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Information about A sepal, petal, and a thorn

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 19. A sepal, petal, and a thorn
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
Viewed: 11695 times
Poem of the Day: Mar 6 2011

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