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Emily Dickinson's Lightning

Rating: 4.5
You're at peace again.
You smell her musk
and sweat
on your skin again.
You know what Bach means
in his composition
'the Joy Of Man's Desiring, ”
if you didn't you
would check out,
you wouldn’t bother
again to estimate
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Sue Ann Simar 30 August 2009
A favorite. I have returned and read this several times.
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Phillip Sawatzky 28 February 2006
Dear Doren, I'm re and re-reading this poem to glean its pleasure, and I'm simultaneously liking what I feel while feeling disconnected. I'm undoubtedly ignorant in so many ways, and I want to know what that second stanza means or is meant to portray-that is, I don't know Crane Hart's work beyond the obvious, and when you propose the part about human personality I get lost. Can you clue me in? Phillip
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