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The semi-antique colonial English language used by Emily causes the experienced reader to slow his pace while reading her poetry. I love her style. She is laconic and she is spiritual and feminine.
unnoticed in your day -
behind your wall or in your garden fair -
your bloom - unwanted -
falling to us to enjoy
Her language is mesmerizing, haunting, irresistibly charming- a pure genius.
You show some promise, but the archaic language lets you down. Try to read some good contemporary poets and expand your thoughts without the restriction of form.
classic poems! like her use of vocabulary
Refreshing and mind gripping, it took me on
Emily Dickinson is singularly my favorite poetess.
She is singularly my favorite poetess and always will be!
It's too long to wait for an hour
If Love is behind it
It's short to wait for eternity
If Love is its reward
This is a re-translation of E D's poem. Do you know the original?
I died for beauty, but was scarceAdjusted in the tomb,When one who died for truth was lainIn an adjoining room. He questioned softly why I failed?"For beauty," I replied."And I for truth - the two are one;We brethren are," he said.