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
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    El trabajo más duro de todos los hombres por Honor
    Pero no se sabe que ganen ...
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Away 262 Never 211 Life 199 Sun 195 Death 170 Time 168 Face 165 Night 154 Soul 153 God 148


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Yahialababidi: "to live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else." — emily dickinson
Brianaberg22: there's a certain slant of light, winter afternoons – that oppresses, like the heft of cathedral tunes – … when it comes, the landscape listens – shadows – hold their breath – when it goes, 'tis like the distance on the look of death – . . . - emily dickinson
Etunner: life is a bee, it has a song – it has a sting – ah, too, it has a wing. emily dickinson j
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