Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson Poems

1121. I Like A Look Of Agony 1/13/2003
1122. A Single Screw Of Flesh 1/13/2003
1123. We Grow Accustomed To The Dark 1/3/2003
1124. A Nearness To Tremendousness 1/13/2003
1125. A Mien To Move A Queen 1/13/2003
1126. You left me—Sire—two Legacies 1/13/2003
1127. Apology For Her 1/13/2003
1128. Much Madness Is Divinest Sense 1/3/2003
1129. Chartless 1/3/2003
1130. Summer Shower 1/3/2003
1131. A Solemn Thing&Mdash;It Was&Mdash;I Said 1/13/2003
1132. Bird 1/3/2003
1133. All But Death, Can Be Adjusted 1/13/2003
1134. A Thought Went Up My Mind To-Day 5/14/2001
1135. As If The Sea Should Part 1/13/2003
1136. Abraham To Kill Him 1/3/2003
1137. A Science&Mdash;So The Savants Say 1/13/2003
1138. You'Re Right— 1/1/2004
1139. My Life Closed Twice 1/3/2003
1140. A Toad Can Die Of Light! 1/1/2004
1141. Will There Really Be A "Morning"? 1/13/2003
1142. An English Breeze 5/14/2001
1143. A Night&Mdash;There Lay The Days Between 1/13/2003
1144. Adrift! A Little Boat Adrift! 1/13/2003
1145. A Precious—mouldering Pleasure 1/1/2004
1146. A Wife&Mdash;At Daybreak I Shall Be 1/13/2003
1147. Angels, In The Early Morning 1/13/2003
1148. A Man May Make A Remark 1/13/2003
1149. Always Mine! 1/13/2003
1150. The Soul Selects Her Own Society 1/3/2003
1151. Bring Me The Sunset In A Cup 1/13/2003
1152. An Altered Look About The Hills 1/13/2003
1153. Behind Me Dips Eternity 1/13/2003
1154. Again&Mdash;His Voice Is At The Door 1/13/2003
1155. Dying! Dying In The Night! 1/13/2003
1156. As Imperceptibly As Grief 1/13/2003
1157. A Shade Upon The Mind There Passes 1/13/2003
1158. All The Letters I Can Write 1/13/2003
1159. I Heard A Fly Buzz When I Died; 5/15/2001
1160. A First Mute Coming 1/13/2003

Comments about Emily Dickinson

  • 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...

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  • 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!


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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