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We outgrow love, like other things by Emily Dickinson

Analysis

"We outgrow love, like other things" is a poem written by Emily Dickinson. Dickinson gives a bleak outlook on love in this poem. She speaks of how we all outgrow love, put it away in a drawer, and then finally display it in antique shows. One can only imagine how she wrote this after finally getting over someone she loved.

Johnson number: 887

Poem

We outgrow love, like other things
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We outgrow love, like other things
And put it in the Drawer --
Till it an Antique fashion shows --
Like Costumes Grandsires wore.

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Nationality
American

Literary Movement
19th Century

Subjects
Love