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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Depression_yrna: applying freudian concepts to the poem the heart seeks pleasure first by emily dickinson the purpose of this paper is to apply freudian concepts to a particular poem, in this case... click on link to read.
Mclees_fiona: “the things that never can come back, are several. childhood - some forms of hope - the dead.” two sides to this emily dickinson manuscript - poetry on one, coconut cake recipe on the other. what a great example of how manuscripts offer something way beyond the printed word.
Moonchildeus: currently dickinson, emily dickinson, back to the future (?) aaand i don’t read books that bring comfort
Claudiaebell: emily dickinson, will you comfort me and be my constant spiritual companion?
Sprachstudentin: the headteacher was ok though actually. she was known as being extremely harsh. i once witnessed her say to a kid in a hoodie, "if i see you wearing that again i'll make you eat it!" (ms pickwell coded) but i have good memories of her teaching me about emily dickinson poems
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Vedanta j. Schirmer, poet: I truly love emily dickinson's poems. She is like me.
'I'm just an unknown poet And no-one ever knows me.'
Vedanta j. Schirmer, the unknown poet
Sahil : She is the nightingale of USA
Sahil : She is the nightingale of USA
Sahil : Emily Dickinson is one of my favourite poets
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!!! ;)
Shyra mae regio: Maganda ang story
Shyra mae regio: Maganda ang story
mikey: hey emily, what does the number mean
Michael: S do I'll try to io

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Vain Hope
 by Ernest Dowson

Sometimes, to solace my sad heart, I say,
Though late it be, though lily-time be past,
Though all the summer skies be overcast,
Haply I will go down to her, some day,
And cast my rests of life before her feet,
That she may have her will of me, being so sweet
And none gainsay!


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