Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson Poems

1041. Between My Country—and The Others 1/1/2004
1042. Unable Are The Loved To Die 1/13/2003
1043. Your Riches—taught Me—poverty 1/1/2004
1044. A Tooth Upon Our Peace 1/13/2003
1045. Away From Home Are Some And I— 1/1/2004
1046. Before He Comes We Weigh The Time! 1/13/2003
1047. Bloom Upon The Mountain—stated 1/1/2004
1048. Awake Ye Muses Nine, Sing Me A Strain Divine 1/13/2003
1049. Although I Put Away His Life 1/13/2003
1050. I Started Early - Took My Dog 1/3/2003
1051. Did Our Best Moment Last 1/13/2003
1052. Blazing In Gold And Quenching In Purple 1/13/2003
1053. By A Flower—by A Letter 1/1/2004
1054. Death Sets A Thing Of Signigicant 5/14/2001
1055. I Like To See It Lap The Miles, 5/15/2001
1056. Finding Is The First Act 1/13/2003
1057. Besides This May 1/13/2003
1058. All These My Banners Be 1/13/2003
1059. If You Were Coming In The Fall, 5/15/2001
1060. A South Wind&Mdash;Has A Pathos 1/13/2003
1061. It Dropped So Low -- In My Regard -- 1/3/2003
1062. Crumbling Is Not An Instant's Act 1/13/2003
1063. Answer July 1/13/2003
1064. Water, Is Taught By Thirst 1/13/2003
1065. You'Ll Know It—as You Know 'Tis Noon 1/1/2004
1066. Funny—to Be A Century 1/1/2004
1067. I Taste A Liquor Never Brewed 5/15/2001
1068. The Bustle In A House 5/15/2001
1069. It Might Be Lonelier 1/13/2003
1070. A Throe Upon The Features 1/13/2003
1071. Departed To The Judgment, 5/14/2001
1072. As Everywhere Of Silver 1/13/2003
1073. Autumn&Mdash;Overlooked My Knitting 1/13/2003
1074. Best Gains—must Have The Losses' Test 1/1/2004
1075. First Robin 5/14/2001
1076. An Ignorance A Sunset 1/13/2003
1077. I Took My Power In My Hand 1/13/2003
1078. Before The Ice Is In The Pools 1/13/2003
1079. A Single Screw Of Flesh 1/13/2003
1080. Faith 1/1/2004

Comments about Emily Dickinson

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

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

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  • 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.

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Best Poem of Emily Dickinson

"Why Do I Love" You, Sir?

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"Why do I love" You, Sir?
Because—
The Wind does not require the Grass
To answer—Wherefore when He pass
She cannot keep Her place.

Because He knows—and
Do not You—
And We know not—
Enough for Us
The Wisdom it be so—

The Lightning—never asked an Eye
Wherefore it shut—when He was by—
Because He knows it cannot speak—
And reasons not contained—
—Of Talk—
There be—preferred by Daintier Folk—

The Sunrise—Sire—compelleth ...

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And This Of All My Hopes

913

And this of all my Hopes
This, is the silent end
Bountiful colored, my Morning rose
Early and sere, its end

Never Bud from a Stem
Stepped with so gay a Foot
Never a Worm so confident
Bored at so brave a Root

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