Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson Poems

1001. Crisis Is A Hair 1/13/2003
1002. Water, Is Taught By Thirst 1/13/2003
1003. As The Starved Maelstrom Laps The Navies 1/13/2003
1004. It Is An Honorable Thought, 5/15/2001
1005. Be Mine The Doom&Mdash; 1/13/2003
1006. Nature The Gentlest Mother Is 1/3/2003
1007. Each Life Converges To Some Centre 5/14/2001
1008. The Bustle In A House 12/31/2002
1009. A Tongue—to Tell Him I Am True! 1/1/2004
1010. It Don'T Sound So Terrible—quite—as It Did 1/1/2004
1011. This Is My Letter To The World, 5/15/2001
1012. It Always Felt To Me—a Wrong 1/1/2004
1013. Did We Disobey Him? 1/13/2003
1014. Dare You See A Soul At The White Heat? 1/13/2003
1015. How Far Is It To Heaven? 1/13/2003
1016. Defrauded I A Butterfly 1/13/2003
1017. Blazing In Gold And Quenching In Purple 1/13/2003
1018. As Watchers Hang Upon The East 1/13/2003
1019. I Like To See It Lap The Miles, 5/15/2001
1020. Better—than Music! For I—who Heard It 1/1/2004
1021. Some Keep The Sabbath Going To Church 1/3/2003
1022. 'Tis So Much Joy! 1/13/2003
1023. Best Gains—must Have The Losses' Test 1/1/2004
1024. Away From Home Are Some And I— 1/1/2004
1025. At Least—to Pray—is Left—is Left 1/1/2004
1026. Surgeons Must Be Very Careful 1/13/2003
1027. And This Of All My Hopes 1/13/2003
1028. A Weight With Needles On The Pounds 1/13/2003
1029. Before The Ice Is In The Pools 1/13/2003
1030. You'Ll Find—it When You Try To Die 1/1/2004
1031. Ambition Cannot Find Him 1/13/2003
1032. Why Do I Love You, Sir? 1/1/2004
1033. Death Is Potential To That Man 1/13/2003
1034. Four Trees—upon A Solitary Acre 1/1/2004
1035. Could Live—did Live 1/1/2004
1036. Exultation Is The Going 1/13/2003
1037. Because The Bee May Blameless Hum 1/13/2003
1038. Train 1/3/2003
1039. It Sifts From Leaden Sieves 1/13/2003
1040. Delight Is As The Flight 1/13/2003

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

Ah, Teneriffe!

666

Ah, Teneriffe!
Retreating Mountain!
Purples of Ages—pause for you—
Sunset—reviews her Sapphire Regiment—
Day—drops you her Red Adieu!

Still—Clad in your Mail of ices—

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