Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

Emily Dickinson Poems

641. I Prayed, At First, A Little Girl 1/13/2003
642. My Nosegays Are For Captives; 5/15/2001
643. The Robin's My Criterion For Tune 1/13/2003
644. Would You Like Summer? Taste Of Ours 1/13/2003
645. We Lose—because We Win 1/1/2004
646. The Test Of Love—is Death 1/1/2004
647. She Died—this Was The Way She Died 1/1/2004
648. Love&Mdash;Thou Art High 1/13/2003
649. Nature And God—i Neither Knew 1/1/2004
650. Love—is That Later Thing Than Death 1/13/2003
651. Given In Marriage Unto Thee 1/13/2003
652. I Think The Longest Hour Of All 1/13/2003
653. While It Is Alive 1/13/2003
654. I Have Never Seen "Volcanoes" 1/13/2003
655. The Sun—just Touched The Morning 1/1/2004
656. The Nearest Dream Recedes, Unrealized. 12/31/2002
657. I Lost A World - The Other Day! 1/13/2003
658. Me From Myself—to Banish 1/1/2004
659. I Know That He Exists 1/13/2003
660. Tie The Strings To My Life, My Lord, 5/15/2001
661. Our Lives Are Swiss 1/3/2003
662. My Worthiness Is All My Doubt 1/13/2003
663. Some Things That Fly There Be 1/13/2003
664. To Die 1/3/2003
665. I'M Saying Every Day 1/13/2003
666. The Child's Faith Is New 1/13/2003
667. I Have A Bird In Spring 1/13/2003
668. God Permit Industrious Angels 5/14/2001
669. Her Final Summer Was It, 5/14/2001
670. I Stole Them From A Bee 1/13/2003
671. The Grass So Little Has To Do 1/3/2003
672. I Had No Cause To Be Awake 1/13/2003
673. If I Shouldn'T Be Alive 1/13/2003
674. The Mystery Of Pain 1/3/2003
675. Water Makes Many Beds 11/24/2014
676. Pain Has An Element Of Blank; 5/15/2001
677. To Fill A Gap 1/13/2003
678. I Am Alive - I Guess 1/1/2004
679. The Rainbow Never Tells Me 1/13/2003
680. Some Rainbow—coming From The Fair! 1/1/2004

Comments about Emily Dickinson

  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (7/14/2008 3:54:00 AM)

    a gentle voice with a philosophy of life.

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  • Rosa Jamali (6/1/2008 2:30:00 PM)

    Philosophy and thoughts coming through poetry, so precious, the way she treats the words with a gentle decent vioce..

  • okeydokey #3 (1/14/2008 3:23:00 AM)

    ...she is...my all time favorite...there was nobody...ever...that was better suited to write poetry...she is freaking amazing...

  • Kristyn Sommers (10/13/2007 3:06:00 PM)

    Woah she looks like a dude!

  • Dana Tyrrell (6/11/2006 8:02:00 PM)

    a truly amazing poet!

  • Vikram Aarella - The Poem Shooter (6/1/2006 2:46:00 PM)

    It's really amazing the number of poems she has written.

  • Uriah Hamilton (7/12/2005 9:01:00 AM)

    Quietly in her room,
    Emily Dickinson
    created a universe of poetry!

  • Pickled Onion (1/29/2005 6:34:00 AM)

    Your poem reminded me of part of your surname

  • Theodora Onken (1/16/2005 10:33:00 PM)

    I have always loved Emily Dickinson. She was so quiet and introspective, but had such a gentle gift with words. She spent many an Amherst day writing about the things that touched her so much, and of course, the bee, and nature were amongst her favorite topics. Her gift of writing was discovered later, which is a true shame.

Best Poem of Emily Dickinson

Hope Is The Thing With Feathers

'Hope' is the thing with feathers—
That perches in the soul—
And sings the tune without the words—
And never stops—at all—

And sweetest—in the Gale—is heard—
And sore must be the storm—
That could abash the little Bird
That kept so many warm—

I've heard it in the chillest land—
And on the strangest Sea—
Yet, never, in Extremity,
It asked a crumb—of Me.

Read the full of Hope Is The Thing With Feathers

A Mien To Move A Queen


A Mien to move a Queen—
Half Child—Half Heroine—
An Orleans in the Eye
That puts its manner by
For humbler Company
When none are near
Even a Tear—

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