Emily Dickinson Poems
- 1. Come Slowly
Eden Lips unused to thee.
- 2. There Came A Wind Like A Bugle
There cam a Wind like a Bugle -
It quivered through the Grass And a Green Chill upon the Heat
- 3. It Struck Me Every Day
It struck me every day
The lightning was as new As if the cloud that instant slit
- 4. The Future—never Spoke
The Futureâ??never spokeâ??
- 5. 'twould Ease—a Butterfly
'Twould easeâ??a Butterflyâ??
- 6. I Ment To Find Her When I Came;
I meant to find her when I came;
Death had the same design; But the success was his, it seems,
- 7. Home
Years I had been from home,
And now, before the door I dared not open, lest a face
- 8. The Soul Unto Itself (683)
The Soul unto itself
Is an imperial friend -- Or the most agonizing Spy --
- 9. Some Rainbow—coming From The Fair!
Some Rainbowâ??coming from the Fair!
- 10. I Reason, Earth Is Short
I reason, Earth is short—
- 11. Sown In Dishonor
"Sown in dishonor"!
- 12. I Died For Beauty
I died for beauty, but was scarce
Adjusted in the tomb, When one who died for truth was lain
- 13. A Tongue—to Tell Him I Am True!
A Tongueâ??to tell Him I am true!
- 14. The Soul's Superior Instants
The Soul's Superior instants
- 15. She Sweeps With Many-colored Brooms,
She sweeps with many-colored brooms,
And leaves the shreds behind; Oh, housewife in the evening west,
- 16. This Is A Blossom Of The Brain
This is a Blossom of the Brain—
- 17. If He Were Living—dare I Ask
If He were livingâ??dare I askâ??
- 18. A Little Road Not Made Man
A little road not made of man,
Enabled of the eye, Accessible to thill of bee,
- 19. For Death—or Rather
For Deathâ??or rather
- 20. "unto Me?" I Do Not Know You
"Unto Me?" I do not know you—
- 21. I Tie My Hat—i Crease My Shawl
I tie my Hatâ??I crease my Shawlâ??
- 22. In Snow Thou Comest
In snow thou comest -
Thou shalt go with the resuming ground, The sweet derision of the crow,
- 23. The Sun Kept Setting—setting—still
The Sun kept settingâ??settingâ??still
- 24. Dust Is The Only Secret
Dust is the only Secret—
- 25. 'twas Just This Time, Last Year, I Died
'Twas just this time, last year, I died.
- 26. A Clock Stopped -- Not The Mantel's
A clock stopped -- not the mantel's
Geneva's farthest skill Can't put the puppet bowing
- 27. Bloom Upon The Mountain—stated
Bloom upon the Mountainâ??statedâ??
- 28. Water, Is Taught By Thirst
Water, is taught by thirst.
- 29. A Science—so The Savants Say
A science—so the Savants say,
- 30. The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (1487)
The Savior must have been
A docile Gentlemanâ?? To come so far so cold a Day
- 31. This Was In The White Of The Year
This was in the White of the Year—
- 32. I Have Never Seen
I have never seen "Volcanoes"â??
- 33. Sweet—safe—houses
- 34. Love Reckons By Itself—alone
Love reckons by itselfâ??aloneâ??
- 35. There Is A Shame Of Nobleness
There is a Shame of Nobleness—
- 36. Absent Place—an April Day
Absent Place—an April Day—
- 37. Will There Really Be A "morning"?
Will there really be a "Morning"?
- 38. Me! Come! My Dazzled Face
Me! Come! My dazzled face
In such a shining place!
- 39. May-flower
Pink, small, and punctual,
Aromatic, low, Covert in April,
- 40. Dreams—are Well—but Waking's Better
Dreams—are well—but Waking's better,
- 41. I'm Sorry For The Dead—today
I'm sorry for the Deadâ??Todayâ??
- 42. Delight Becomes Pictorial
Delight becomes pictorial
When viewed through pain,-- More fair, because impossible
- 43. The Beggar Lad—dies Early
The Beggar Lad—dies early—
- 44. Further In Summer Than The Birds
Further in Summer than the Birds
- 45. The First Day's Night Had Come
The first Day's Night had come—
- 46. This Is My Letter To The World,
This is my letter to the world,
That never wrote to me,- The simple news that Nature told,
- 47. It Is A Lonesome Glee
It is a lonesome Glee—
- 48. I Dwell In Possibility
I dwell in Possibility—
- 49. For Largest Woman's Hearth I Knew
For largest Woman's Hearth I knew—
- 50. Did You Ever Stand In A Cavern's Mouth
Did you ever stand in a Cavern's Mouth—