Who is Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Little-known during her life, she has since been regarded as one of the most important figures in American poetry.Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, into a prominent family with strong ties to its community. After studying at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she briefly attended the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family's home in Amherst.

Evidence suggests that Dickinson lived much of her life in isolation. Considered an eccentric by locals, she developed a penchant for white clothing and was known for her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, to even leave her bedroom. Dickinson never married, and most friendships between her and others d...
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Emily Dickinson Poems

  • La Mariposa Obtiene
    La mariposa obtiene
    Poco o nada de conmiseración
    Aunque es favorablemente mencionada
    En la entonomología - ...
  • Yo Cuento - Cuando Siquiera Lo Hago
    Yo cuento - cuando siquiera lo hago
    Primero - a los Poetas - después al Sol
    El Verano - después el Cielo de Dios
    Y después - la lista está terminada ...
  • I Have Never Seen “volcanoes”
    I have never seen “Volcanoes”-
    But, when Travellers tell
    How those old-phlegmatic mountains
    Usually so still- ...
  • Aacun Avis Ne Lui A Donne
    Aucun avis ne lui a donné, mais un changement
    - pas de message, mais un soupir - pour qui, le
    temps n'a pas suffi à ce qu'elle précise. Elle
    n'était pas chaude, bien que l'été brillait Ni ...
  • El Trabajo Más Duro De Todos Los Hombres Por Honor

    El trabajo más duro de todos los hombres por Honor
    Pero no se sabe que ganen ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Emily Dickinson

Away 262 Never 211 Life 199 Sun 195 Death 170 Time 168 Face 165 Night 154 Soul 153 God 148

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Amherstindy: new post at amherst indy: new play spotlights emily dickinson’s complex views toward the irish
Karmaisadyke: wanted a sapphic tattoo so i got violets. i was especially inspired by when taylor swift said "my knuckles were bruised like violets" and emily dickinson said "still in her eye violets lie" and sappho said "all the loveliness that we shared, all the violet tiaras."
Matfrag9: “dreams — are well — but waking’s better… forever – is composed of nows.” —- emily dickinson “if eternity exists, then every moment is eternal... an idea can act for centuries.” — p.d. ouspensky
Emilieletranger: emily dickinson could have written every word of "lenore". edgar allan poe could never have written "hope is the thing with feathers".
Ulyssesian: “hope” is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops - at all —emily dickinson
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Mrs. De-kroon: hey Grace i really like your language features in your poem so far, however you do need to add more comers, and full stops please!! I know its hard, but thats what you need to add to get a higher mark. Keep up the brilliant work Grace you can do this!!! ;)
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Emily Dickinson Poem
Drowning is not so pitiful
 by Emily Dickinson


Drowning is not so pitiful
As the attempt to rise
Three times, 'tis said, a sinking man
Comes up to face the skies,
And then declines forever
To that abhorred abode,

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