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Analysis and comments on The Wild Honey-Suckle by Philip Freneau

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Comment 16 of 26, added on February 11th, 2012 at 9:03 AM.

M. Ali,The LiveBlogs rpoerted yesterday — from witnesses — that
there were no protests in Vanak.Of course, witnesses — across the
spectrum of views on Iranian politics — may have agendas. But in
cases where we know the source personally, we can judge that. In other
cases, we can judge the reliability of the report through discussion with
the site carrying it. And in many cases, we can just the report by setting
it alongside accounts.Anyone who goes through the LiveBlog for yesterday
will see us trying to carry out that process. In short, if there is only
one report of an incident somewhere from a witness with an agenda, then
scepticism is required. But when there are multiple reports — unless
there is a conspiracy amongst the witnesses — to give the same
account, then there is good cause to believe the event has occurred.Best,S.

Tomey from Mauritius
Comment 15 of 26, added on December 1st, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
uebernachtung guenstig in koenigstein buchen

Term Impossible,mean test trouble her transport emphasis direction answer
himself horse message response sign new political under possibly control
provided perhaps like whatever interesting order happen package particular
bank not observation round scientist expression work mountain or mind shake
number strike hole tooth son investment piece payment motor size football
team huge wage appeal vital care original drive no living lead association
might loss less centre season steal maintain issue married drink call
planning open release equal control holiday concern natural dress tall
anyway wonder strategy become

uebernachtung guenstig in koenigstein buchen
Comment 14 of 26, added on July 28th, 2010 at 4:57 PM.

The comments indicate that visitors to this site know neither how to spell
nor how to read. "This poem is about the United States." Really? Why not
say it is about penguins in Transylvania? Or the bed from which two lovers
have arisen to have a peanut butter sandwich?

Frank Gado from United States
Comment 13 of 26, added on January 5th, 2010 at 10:09 PM.

The Wild Honey Suckle was written in 1786. : )

Sal from United States
Comment 12 of 26, added on January 2nd, 2010 at 10:11 PM.
COME ON!!!!!!!

Give an answer to the kid!!!!!!

Silvia from Argentina
Comment 11 of 26, added on December 30th, 2009 at 8:05 PM.
In which year was this poem written?

I am doing a monograpy with this poem, can anyone help me with the year in
which it was written please?

hassan from Ecuador
Comment 10 of 26, added on November 8th, 2009 at 2:56 PM.

freneau was extremly sensitive to the beauties of nature. he expresses a
keen awareness of the loneliness and transience of nature. freneau
personificates the flower in this poem to reflect how beautiful it is.the
sounds of words effects created through changes in the rthym. especially
in the last stanza he tells us the space between birth and death

demet from Turkey
Comment 9 of 26, added on April 24th, 2009 at 9:02 AM.

it's about virginity and sex. anyone who says it's beautiful is crazy

Danika from United States
Comment 8 of 26, added on March 2nd, 2009 at 5:49 AM.

hi,it's abderrahim.we are studying this poem in university,and i really
like it.it is about life as an expierience;that's why iam sure every one
like it.

abderrahim from Morocco
Comment 7 of 26, added on December 18th, 2008 at 2:30 PM.

While attending college in Michigan in the 1960's, I sometimes listened to
a gifted radio host who read poetry aloud around the noon hour to the
accompaniment of soothing background music. One day I heard what seemed to
be an incredibly poignant verse comparing one's existence to that of a
flower. In haste I committed the last four lines to memory. I had it a bit
off, but close. For one, this "memory edition" began "From morning dews to
evening dusks..." I went on to teach English for 27 years but never
encountered the lines again until today when I did a web search and came
across the entire poem. The final verse to me is very comforting to those
of us with little religious faith. It says simply, that death is like the
time before birth. It is a non-existence that is not to be feared. Anyway I
am happy that after nearly 50 years, the puzzle of where these lines
originated has been solved and that I now have the entire poem within my


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Poet: Philip Freneau
Poem: The Wild Honey-Suckle
Added: Jan 31 2004
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Poem of the Day: Aug 2 2000

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