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"Nature" Is What We See

Rating: 3.2


"Nature" is what we see—
The Hill—the Afternoon—
Squirrel—Eclipse—the Bumble bee—
Nay—Nature is Heaven—
Nature is what we hear—
The Bobolink—the Sea—
Thunder—the Cricket—
Nay—Nature is Harmony—

Nature is what we know—
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Indira Renganathan 22 October 2016

Nature is simply superb and your words on her too Emily

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Alison Gaff 20 March 2017

Love the way this poem is set out. I struggle a bit to break away from the safe neat & rhyming option! ! May be I'll try and see how it goes.

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Ash Frost 13 April 2017

i love nature that your poem showed me

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Derek Arakelian 06 November 2009

So impotent or wisdom is of the. That last line put so simply, we as humans complicate most things to the EXTREME. We over think and rethink problems in our lives that make us freak out. What is need is a brake from it all and to go back to nature and just listen with an open heart. This hits way to well to me just getting done working in Yosemite NP for the summer, great poem.

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Adam Sobh 10 April 2009

I'm doing a project on Emily Dickinson for my 11th grade American Literature class, and i need to find a poem by Miss Emily Dickinson and then analyze it, i chose this poem, but i don't really understand it, so if anybody could please explain it to me and help me to better understand it, i would be extremely grateful.

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Indeed, an immortal poem by a great, great Poetess!

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A timeless poem from a timeless Poetess. Powerful closure lines.

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Chinedu Dike 21 July 2021

A beautiful creation, lovely work art...

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Sylvia Frances Chan 21 July 2021

Most deserving Classic Poem Of The Day

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Sylvia Frances Chan 21 July 2021

5 Stars for this excellent poem by Emily Dickinson. Nature is Harmony— Nature is what we know—Such beautiful lines and very intelligently worded.I have enjoyed very much!

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