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Analysis and comments on The Moon by Henry David Thoreau

Comment 8 of 8, added on August 9th, 2012 at 9:59 PM.
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It seems the book can deliver a viasul and mental impact while we are
approaching the Tang Poems. This reminds of the English translation of the
Persian Poem by Edward Fitzgerald: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam. Ancient
Oriental wisdom can shine through ages after ages from the East to the West
in beautiful English too if the right format of expressing can be achieved.

Frica from Belgium
Comment 7 of 8, added on November 13th, 2009 at 1:20 PM.

in this poem Thoreau describes the moon as a beacon that God has placed for
him to see where the path of life is leading him. He conveys that even if
he travels down the wrong path the moon is still there to lead him back.

Kerrington from Jamaica
Comment 6 of 8, added on March 20th, 2006 at 4:28 PM.

this poem is so hot! it's steamy!

ginesela from Brazil
Comment 5 of 8, added on March 14th, 2006 at 10:24 AM.

This poem is awsome

Chase from United Kingdom
Comment 4 of 8, added on January 31st, 2006 at 12:08 PM.

well..this poem reminds me of an emperial court.. as the moon as queen
..and all the other planets as subjects in her court..how she shines on her
throne

jen from United States
Comment 3 of 8, added on January 19th, 2006 at 12:51 PM.

I think people need to explain what this poem really means!!!

nicole from United States
Comment 2 of 8, added on April 19th, 2005 at 8:57 AM.

this peom was beutiful and flowed like a hand through water

david sack from United States
Comment 1 of 8, added on January 28th, 2005 at 10:48 AM.

Its a great poem thoreau is romantic and loves nature. This is not a poem
where you have to decipher what it is about. It is about how he
appreciates the moon and loves everything in nature.

LaLa from United States

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Poet: Henry David Thoreau
Poem: The Moon
Added: Feb 7 2004
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