Love’s stricken “why”
Is all that love can speak —
Built of but just a syllable
The hugest hearts that break.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Love’s stricken “why”


  1. Becca says:

    This reminds me of the way i’ve been feeling lately. hmm ..
    i love this poem !
    i was originally doing a project on emily dickinson, but now i’m just looking at her poems because i like them !

  2. Sarah says:

    This poam really says about heart breackings. its cool and i will remeber it!

  3. Alexis says:

    I really did enjoy that poem which maybe a couple people wouldn’t understand, but just look in to your heart.

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