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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Comments about "Why Do I Love" You, Sir? by Emily Dickinson

  • (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

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  • 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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  • (9/15/2013 7:06:00 PM)

    wonderful. Emily is not in the world. but her thoughts are still alive.... (Report) Reply

  • (7/2/2013 7:12:00 AM)

    Awesome job Emily Dickinson very inspiring to us kids and adults (Report) Reply

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  • (5/2/2013 8:01:00 AM)

    I always have loved Emily Dickinson. She was one of the first poet that inspired me to read more of poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Macanthony Chijioke Nwatu (5/2/2013 6:55:00 AM)

    I wonder what content is man without love (Report) Reply

  • (4/4/2013 3:32:00 PM)

    Can we receive/give love without explanation? (Report) Reply

  • (9/27/2012 12:18:00 PM)

    a brilliant write, Emily..thank you.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (7/11/2012 4:11:00 AM)

    The Lightning—never asked an Eye
    Wherefore it shut
    a lovely and beautiful poem
    (Report) Reply

  • (5/2/2012 10:33:00 AM)

    The original bad-ass, poetry-packing mama! (Report) Reply

  • (5/2/2012 4:42:00 AM)

    Emily loves because of Him
    She loves Him because He is
    The Wind, The Wisdom, The Lightning,
    The Voice, Life Itself
    The Light
    (Report) Reply

  • Juan Olivarez (5/2/2011 11:08:00 AM)

    Au contraire, her poetry was wonderful, and Lawrence Beck and anybody who declares Emily Dickinson flawed, obviously do not have an inkling of her wisdom. Obviously Dickinson had some sort of trauma in her life. Many say it was a love affair that left her bitter and a recluse, however she still had time for the neighborhood children. Mr. Nazir hit the nail on the head, she was superior to her critics. (Report) Reply

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