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Analysis and comments on Yes, I have a thousand tongues by Stephen Crane

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Comment 4 of 84, added on March 31st, 2005 at 1:38 AM.

Hey Mike,
I dont think He's saying he Speakes a thousand languages, What he's saying
is that He Speaks, As in "a picture holds a thousand words", Same premes,
Just that he speaks And He cant seem to Make truth of what he speaks,
thought he tries. Thats my thoughts.

Zack from United States
Comment 3 of 84, added on March 16th, 2005 at 1:39 PM.

well, if he has 100 tounges then i bet hes a bad kisser.

kim from United Kingdom
Comment 2 of 84, added on March 15th, 2005 at 8:49 PM.

that is a confusing poem how can you have 1000 tongues
that would be hard to fit in your mouth i mean i can hardly fit one in my
mouth so sorry to be smart alleck.it was a verry cool poem. God bless you
all

micheala
Comment 1 of 84, added on December 21st, 2004 at 8:49 PM.

I rather like this poem in particular against the rest of his work that i
have read. He claims to speak 1000 languages and all but one lie. Lying
can come in MANY forms but truth can only come in one. hence the 999 lying
tongues and the one, singular one that speaks only truth...but is dead to
his mouth

Mike from Canada

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Information about Yes, I have a thousand tongues

Poet: Stephen Crane
Poem: 4. Yes, I have a thousand tongues
Volume: The Black Riders & Other Lines
Year: 1905
Added: Jan 31 2004
Viewed: 1412 times
Poem of the Day: Aug 15 2000


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