Emily Dickinson

Amherst / Massachusetts
Emily Dickinson
Amherst / Massachusetts
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I Stepped From Plank To Plank

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I stepped from plank to plank
So slow and cautiously;
The stars about my head I felt,
About my feet the sea.

I knew not but the next
Would be my final inch,--
This gave me that precarious gait
Some call experience.
Amber 12 April 2019
What is this poem about? ? ? ?
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Peomes suks 12 April 2019
I hate peomes because teacher make us do dem
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* Sunprincess * 05 June 2016
...a wonderful poem showing much wisdom ?
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Ana Meen 26 May 2006
For teachers who would like to teach this poem, it is important that you ask abut the speaker, making inferences of his/her personality, dispositions and inclinations. The speaker here is a person who adores challenges, brave enough to risk although he/she has no clue what is behind the corner. This speaker looks like the mother in 'Mother to Son' By langston Hughes. Both introduce a fearless person who doesn't hesitate to explore the hidden and learn a valuable lesson to use in the future. The speaker is also optimistic as he/she shows a positive outlook to life and its barriers.
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