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Analysis and comments on Adrift! A little boat adrift! by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 9 of 259, added on March 20th, 2012 at 8:13 PM.

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Comment 6 of 259, added on June 26th, 2010 at 7:29 AM.

"Adrift! A little boat adrift!"
Try to find the way on an open sea with the swelling stormy waves in a
little boat adrift with no lighthouse in sight.

Emile Moelich from South Africa
Comment 5 of 259, added on May 19th, 2010 at 4:07 PM.
Adrift, a little boat adrift!

Is it not possible that Emily is reffering to herself as the little boat,
lost and alone with no one looking for her, drowning in her own emotion,
but comforted with the thought that on resurrection (the new dawn) she will
be whole again?

Andy from Australia
Comment 4 of 259, added on March 8th, 2009 at 2:21 PM.

It is a posative out look on her part. She might be just describing what
she seen...in her words..of verse..It is a very lovely poem of a sad little
boat that everyone forgot....but the birds did benefit from as a place to

linda from United States
Comment 3 of 259, added on February 22nd, 2006 at 9:10 AM.

this is my favorite poem; learn to spell tragedy biznitch

tom jizzle from Bahamas
Comment 2 of 259, added on November 28th, 2005 at 10:44 AM.

this peom is one of my favorites so far. it gives you a positive view and a
negitive one. it shows that you can look at anything with a positive

elizabeth from United States
Comment 1 of 259, added on November 10th, 2004 at 9:53 PM.

This poem was a great sea tragety! I enjoyed it greatly! It is well
writen and shows meaning, wonderful!

sarah from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 30. Adrift! A little boat adrift!
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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