Emily Dickinson

Amherst / Massachusetts
Emily Dickinson
Amherst / Massachusetts
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Because I Could Not Stop For Death

Rating: 3.8
Because I could not stop for Death-
He kindly stopped for me-
The Carriage held but just Ourselves-
And Immortality.

We slowly drove- He knew no haste
And I had put away
My labor and my leisure too,
For His Civility-
We passed the School, where Children strove
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Tamara Beryl Latham 05 October 2019
One of my favorites. Emily, in my opinion, was the best female poet of the time. :
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Jennifer Birchall 18 November 2018
Thank you for sharing
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arianna agosto 29 May 2018
wow good to juss think about
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arianna agosto 29 May 2018
wow thars a vtery deep poem but it makes u really think
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arianna agosto 29 May 2018
wow that's deep like it make you think for a lil bit
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Sochukwu Ivye 15 October 2017
The first two lines caught me.
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Resh Kav 23 June 2017
So amazing. great poem
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Njuguna Peter Mnyagia 20 January 2017
amazing poem..........................................
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Allan james Saywell 26 March 2016
This poem was the poem that inspired me to write my first poem I was thirty five years old I owe her everything, she lit the flame, that shone the light Allan James Saywell
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Amar Agarwala 16 December 2015
One of the best poems ever read by me.
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