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What is the theme of the poem "Precious Words" by Emily Dickinson? "Precious Words" by Emily Dickinson

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Emily Dickinson's poem entitled "He ate and drank the precious words" comes from her collection of poetry under Part One of "Life". It is number twenty-one in the collection.

Please remember that with any poem, the interpretation belongs to the reader. Therefore, the answer that I provide is based upon my own personal interpretation of the poem and its theme.

The poem refers to a man who is far past...

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