Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

"Why Do I Love" You, Sir? - Poem by Emily Dickinson


"Why do I love" You, Sir?
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  • Mariyam Reyshma (12/7/2015 4:46:00 PM)

    It's a great poem. Love is deaf. No one can explain how much he or she love the person. Just have to show it. Well nice poem.. love it very much..Thank you for sharing.... :) (Report) Reply

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  • Thomas Case (11/28/2015 6:00:00 PM)

    Love is incomprehensible.....who knows why we love someone, good poem. (Report) Reply

  • (9/28/2015 3:41:00 PM)

    Love the comparison of him to the sun - like the mikado (the sun whose rays) beautiful description of feeling - captures the complexity of love brilliantly. (Report) Reply

  • (7/8/2015 4:58:00 AM)

    I love this poem. Yes, you just cant explain why you love someone. You just naturally feel it (Report) Reply

  • Basanta Pancham Boniya (5/9/2015 3:02:00 AM)

    osome poem (Report) Reply

  • Fayeda Vanimel (4/28/2015 12:38:00 AM)

    Even though reasons are not needed for loving, we find thousand..to make it immortal..stable.. (Report) Reply

  • (2/6/2015 11:27:00 AM)

    Katie Pasternak I think you hit the nail right on the head. Love comes naturally - and without spoken reason. Emily is one of the most elegant souls that I know of. I would dearly have loved to sit beside her in a meadow as she contemplated things - or any of her poems. Though a century apart I still have a most deep unspoken love for her. (Report) Reply

    Kim Barney Kim Barney (12/15/2015 10:25:00 PM)

    No longer unspoken, John. You just said it!

  • (1/8/2015 11:47:00 AM)

    If is that i shouldnt have to tell you when u can sense it...you feel it, your embraced by it it is something uncontained Real love doesnt have to be assured (Report) Reply

  • (12/5/2014 3:24:00 AM)

    if you can tell why you love a person that can not b true love i.love emily but why i can never tell and what can b explained can not b poetry (Report) Reply

  • Cristobal Benjumea (11/19/2014 6:51:00 AM)

    Lovr I fell of a cloud 2 (Report) Reply

  • Granette ~@~ (9/13/2014 4:49:00 PM)

    I love this write..... (Report) Reply

  • (9/5/2014 5:59:00 PM)

    This is a sensory poem. Love isn't to be described or even spoken about, really. It is to be felt and seen. Such as the wind or lightening. This poem is inspired and I love it. (Report) Reply

  • Birgitta Abimbola Heikka (8/6/2014 5:42:00 PM)

    Nice love poem that says sometimes feelings are difficult to analyze. (Report) Reply

  • (5/3/2014 9:18:00 AM)

    Very nice. I like it :) (Report) Reply

  • Primrose Tee (5/2/2014 5:08:00 PM)

    its okay..gud one, , , , , , , , , , (Report) Reply

  • (5/2/2014 10:22:00 AM)

    Lovely piece. Emily does it the way I like (Report) Reply

  • Keith Eubulus (5/2/2014 4:59:00 AM)

    Nice piece Emily. I enjoyed reaading it. (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani (4/25/2014 5:32:00 PM)

    Awesome I like this poem (Report) Reply

  • Captain Herbert Poetry (4/24/2014 11:01:00 PM)

    Such an inspiration kind of poem (Report) Reply

  • (1/6/2014 10:30:00 PM)

    ....a poetess who is in the top of the class...
    .....how could she not with poems like this...beautiful..

    ~Why do I love You, Sir?

    Why do I love You, Sir?
    The Wind does not require the Grass
    To answer—Wherefore when He pass
    She cannot keep Her place.

    Because He knows—and
    Do not You—
    And We know not—
    Enough for Us
    The Wisdom it be so—

    The Lightning—never asked an Eye
    Wherefore it shut—when He was by—
    Because He knows it cannot speak—
    And reasons not contained—
    —Of Talk—
    There be—preferred by Daintier Folk—

    The Sunrise—Sire—compelleth Me—
    Because He's Sunrise—and I see—
    I love Thee—

    Emily Dickinson~
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