Poet: Emily Dickinson
If recollecting were forgetting,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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Jan 25 2015
Comment 4 of 4, added on July 18th, 2014 at 3:05 PM.
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Comment 3 of 4, added on April 19th, 2011 at 6:41 AM.
If recollecting are forgetting,
Then I remember not.
And if forgetting, recollecting,
How near I shall forgot.
And if to miss, were merry,
And to mourn, were gay,
How very blithe the fingers
That gatheres this, Today!
putting it in present makes everything different
Comment 2 of 4, added on May 20th, 2005 at 12:22 AM.
Emily here talks about the loss of a beloved one she mourns his death/loss but she understands sadness cant complement happiness but somewhere she wishes if she could be happy with the depressing life of hers. wish I could be too
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