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Analysis and comments on If those I loved were lost by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 11 of 301, added on February 23rd, 2006 at 10:38 AM.

i really didnt like this poem i think it could have been written in a much
better way of writing. i will never want to read this again.

tricia from United States
Comment 10 of 301, added on February 14th, 2006 at 6:27 PM.

I don't really get this poem, maybe it is one of the poems where different
people all have different meanings for the poem, I love those kind. It
gives you freedom of mind to think of the poem. I really enjoyed this poem,
even if I don't exactly get it.

Confuzled from Canada
Comment 9 of 301, added on January 22nd, 2006 at 7:36 PM.

I love that poem !!! Now I have a copy of it I will read it alot!!Please do
not remove this poem it is great and true.

Heather from United States
Comment 8 of 301, added on January 4th, 2006 at 9:18 PM.

it was great, and i can bet that my english teacher would too, since he
says poems have the power and he likes her poems and rober frost too.

Katome from United States
Comment 7 of 301, added on December 7th, 2005 at 11:25 AM.

I thought it was a good poem.

AMy from Armenia
Comment 6 of 301, added on August 21st, 2005 at 4:34 PM.

hey i like ur poem it'z relly touching. And I think that makes other people
to think how it'z fells is u lose someone u love in ur relly love that
person it relly puts u to think.

Carmen from United States
Comment 5 of 301, added on July 18th, 2005 at 5:23 AM.

It is the Daisy (nature) that moves Emily to find those she loves who she
fears is lost, and that is all who read her poems; and her riddles ring,
and we come to understand when it is time to understand (when we are found)
as for some that are not, their riddles are yet within, only to be realesed
or to ring when found. She undestood the Self and our possibilities.

Michele from United States
Comment 4 of 301, added on April 15th, 2005 at 9:32 AM.

this poem is really touching saying that if those around her where to die
what would she do but if they lived what is going to tell her or maybe that
she dont want to loose anybody around her

Cammy from United States
Comment 3 of 301, added on April 13th, 2005 at 10:14 AM.

This poem means alot. In so many words, I feel that it
expresses her feelings. Her poems, not only this one, all of them are so
individualized. Just by reading a poem , you can tell if it is by Emily
Dickinson. Poetry is usually not my thing, except her poems inspire me to
want to read more.

Bridgette from United States
Comment 2 of 301, added on April 13th, 2005 at 8:32 AM.

I really liked your poem and it has provided me the insperation that I
needed to have in order to write. it also has given me some really good
idea's.

Leesa Sigler from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 29. If those I loved were lost
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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