Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson Poems

321. I Know A Place Where Summer Strives 5/15/2001
322. She Lay As If At Play 1/13/2003
323. As Plan For Noon And Plan For Night 1/13/2003
324. He Touched Me, So I Live To Know 1/13/2003
325. Expectation—is Contentment 1/1/2004
326. 'Twould Ease—a Butterfly 1/1/2004
327. I Live With Him—i See His Face 1/1/2004
328. Between My Country—and The Others 1/1/2004
329. She Sped As Petals Of A Rose 1/13/2003
330. Just Lost, When I Was Saved! 1/13/2003
331. The Body Grows Without 1/13/2003
332. As Sleigh Bells Seem In Summer 1/13/2003
333. As Frost Is Best Conceived 1/13/2003
334. Experience Is The Angled Road 1/13/2003
335. No Notice Gave She, But A Change 1/13/2003
336. Have Any Like Myself 1/13/2003
337. Deprived Of Other Banquet 1/13/2003
338. My Eye Is Fuller Than My Vase 1/13/2003
339. What Care The Dead, For Chanticleer 1/13/2003
340. It's Such A Little Thing To Weep 1/13/2003
341. While Asters&Mdash; 1/13/2003
342. Tho' My Destiny Be Fustian 1/13/2003
343. The Heaven Vests For Each 1/13/2003
344. Where Bells No More Affright The Morn 1/13/2003
345. Ribbons Of The Year 1/13/2003
346. I Found The Phrase To Every Thought 5/15/2001
347. He Forgot—and I—remembered 1/1/2004
348. What Did They Do Since I Saw Them? 1/13/2003
349. I Know Lives, I Could Miss 1/13/2003
350. There Is A Finished Feeling 1/13/2003
351. The Whole Of It Came Not At Once 1/13/2003
352. There Is A June When Corn Is Cut 1/13/2003
353. No Prisoner Be 1/13/2003
354. 'Tis True—they Shut Me In The Cold 1/1/2004
355. Where Ships Of Purple—gently Toss 1/1/2004
356. The Luxury To Apprehend 1/13/2003
357. Of All The Sounds Despatched Abroad 1/13/2003
358. In Rags Mysterious As These 1/13/2003
359. I'Ll Send The Feather From My Hat! 1/13/2003
360. Of Tribulation, These Are They 1/13/2003

Comments about Emily Dickinson

  • Johan Kwisthout (5/18/2015 4:49:00 AM)

    Can anyone here help me to a source for the quote If you take care of the small things, the big things take care of themselves contributed to Dickinson (I need a source in order to ask for permission to quote if it it still under copyright, e.g., if it is in the Johnson and Franklin editions, but I have no access to them)

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  • Gordon Inverno Jr. (4/22/2015 10:08:00 AM)

    My favorite: Because I Could Not Stop for Death

  • Gordon Inverno Jr. (4/22/2015 10:01:00 AM)

    Emily is the Best of the Best! ! ! !

  • John Richter (4/7/2015 12:43:00 PM)

    Did Dan Reynolds below really offer tips to Emily Dickinson? Dan, she dead bro. More than just that, she is (arguably) the greatest American poet to have ever lived... I'm sure that she would appreciate the pointers. Oh, I'm sorry man - that was just an easy shot. But listen, you should read her biography. I think you'll find her one of the loveliest creatures to have ever lived. It appears that Eric below gets it - During her entire life critics and poetical societies kept her out, saying things a lot like you said... After she died she became the most widely published American poet ever... Guess they were wrong. I wrote a poem about such tragedy, Lost Indifference of a Learned Critic. I had no plans until I saw these remarks. Hope you have a moment to read it. Balash, you are right - that is exactly what she did - along with a few others.

  • Balash Salamatbakhsh (3/26/2015 9:20:00 PM)

    Emily Dickinson gave a new meaning to poetry. I admire her for her verses shakes my soul.

  • Georgios Venetopoulos Georgios Venetopoulos (1/6/2015 1:50:00 PM)

    The semi-antique colonial English language used by Emily causes the experienced reader to slow his pace while reading her poetry. I love her style. She is laconic and she is spiritual and feminine.

  • Georgios Venetopoulos Georgios Venetopoulos (1/6/2015 1:46:00 PM)

    The semi-antique colonial English language used by Emily causes the experienced reader to slow his pace while reading her poetry. I love her style. She is laconic and she is spiritual and feminine.

  • Eric Ericson (11/26/2014 8:07:00 AM)

    unnoticed in your day -
    behind your wall or in your garden fair -
    your bloom - unwanted -
    falling to us to enjoy

  • Srimayee Ganguly Srimayee Ganguly (10/7/2014 12:36:00 PM)

    Her language is mesmerizing, haunting, irresistibly charming- a pure genius.

  • Dan Reynolds Dan Reynolds (9/23/2014 7:31:00 AM)

    You show some promise, but the archaic language lets you down. Try to read some good contemporary poets and expand your thoughts without the restriction of form.

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

And This Of All My Hopes


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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