Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson Poems

1001. Surgeons Must Be Very Careful 1/13/2003
1002. As If I Asked A Common Alms 1/13/2003
1003. You'Ll Find—it When You Try To Die 1/1/2004
1004. Besides This May 1/13/2003
1005. Why Do I Love You, Sir? 1/1/2004
1006. For Death—or Rather 1/1/2004
1007. The Railway Train 1/1/2004
1008. Delight Becomes Pictorial 5/14/2001
1009. Before He Comes We Weigh The Time! 1/13/2003
1010. Bloom Upon The Mountain—stated 1/1/2004
1011. Crisis Is A Hair 1/13/2003
1012. Be Mine The Doom&Mdash; 1/13/2003
1013. Finding Is The First Act 1/13/2003
1014. Delight Is As The Flight 1/13/2003
1015. Each Life Converges To Some Centre 5/14/2001
1016. Unable Are The Loved To Die 1/13/2003
1017. A Tongue—to Tell Him I Am True! 1/1/2004
1018. It Always Felt To Me—a Wrong 1/1/2004
1019. For Every Bird A Nest 1/13/2003
1020. Did We Disobey Him? 1/13/2003
1021. I Started Early - Took My Dog 1/3/2003
1022. Dare You See A Soul At The White Heat? 1/13/2003
1023. Defrauded I A Butterfly 1/13/2003
1024. Further In Summer Than The Birds 1/13/2003
1025. As Plan For Noon And Plan For Night 1/13/2003
1026. Blazing In Gold And Quenching In Purple 1/13/2003
1027. By A Flower—by A Letter 1/1/2004
1028. Truth—is As Old As God 1/1/2004
1029. Best Gains—must Have The Losses' Test 1/1/2004
1030. Away From Home Are Some And I— 1/1/2004
1031. Denial&Mdash;Is The Only Fact 1/13/2003
1032. As Sleigh Bells Seem In Summer 1/13/2003
1033. At Least—to Pray—is Left—is Left 1/1/2004
1034. As One Does Sickness Over 1/13/2003
1035. And This Of All My Hopes 1/13/2003
1036. A Weight With Needles On The Pounds 1/13/2003
1037. Water, Is Taught By Thirst 1/13/2003
1038. Before The Ice Is In The Pools 1/13/2003
1039. Ambition Cannot Find Him 1/13/2003
1040. Death Is Potential To That Man 1/13/2003

Comments about Emily Dickinson

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

    Your poem reminded me of part of your surname

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  • 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

I Died For Beauty

I died for beauty, but was scarce
Adjusted in the tomb,
When one who died for truth was lain
In 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.

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