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Emily Dickinson
By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

There is a Zone whose even Years No Solstice interrupt - Whose Sun constructs perpetual Noon Whose perfect Seasons wait - Whose Summer set in Summer, till The Centuries of June And Centuries of August cease And Consciousness - is Noon.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Emily Dickinson

We never know we go,—when we are going We jest and shut the door; Fate following behind us bolts it, And we accost no more.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

So instead of getting to Heaven, at last - I’m going, all along.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Till the first friend dies, we think our ecstasy impersonal, but then discover that he was the cup from which we drank it, itself as yet unknown.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Oh Susie, I often think that I will try to tell you how very dear you are, and how I'm watching for you, but the words won't come, though the tears will, and I sit down disappointed. Yet, darling, you know it all-- then why do I seek to tell you? I do not know. In thinking of those I love, my reason is all gone from me, and I do fear sometimes that I must make a hospital for the hopelessly insane, and chain myself up there so I won't injure you.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Drab Habitation of Whom? Tabernacle or Tomb - or Dome of Worm - or Porch of Gnome - or some Elf's Catacomb?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

In the name of the bee And of the butterfly And of the breeze, amen!

By Anonym 16 Sep

Emily Dickinson

How vain it seems to write, when one knows how to feel-- how much more near and dear to sit beside you, talk with you, hear the tones of your voice...Give me strength, Susie, write me of hope and love, and of hearts that endure...

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

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. And so, as kinsmen met a night, We talked between the rooms, Until the moss had reached our lips, And covered up our names.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Is Bliss then, such Abyss, I must not put my foot amiss For fear I spoil my shoe? I'd rather suit my foot Than save my Boot -- For yet to buy another Pair is possible, At any store -- But Bliss, is sold just once. The Patent lost None buy it any more --

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Some Arrows slay but whom they strike - But this slew all but him - Who so appareled his Escape - Too trackless for a Tomb

By Anonym 18 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Remember and care for me sometimes, and scatter a fragrant flower in this wilderness life of mine by writing me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

I had a terror-since September -I could tell to none-and so I sing, as the Boy does by the Burying Ground-because I am afraid.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate, Whose table once a Guest, but not The second time, is set. Whose crumbs the crows inspect, And with ironic caw Flap past it to the Farmer's corn; Men eat of it and die.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The distance that the dead have gone Does not at first appear- Their coming back seems possible For many an ardent year.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

This so much joy! This so much joy! If I should fail, what poverty! And yet, as poor as I Have ventured all upon a throw; Have gained! Yes! Hesitated so this side the victory!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Why should we censure Othello when the Criterion Lover says, "Thou shalt have no other Gods before Me"?

By Anonym 19 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The Poets light but Lamps- Themselves-go out-

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Behold this little Bane- The Boon of all alive- As common as it is unknown The name of it is Love.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The worm doth woo the mortal, death claims a living bride, Night unto day is married, morn unto eventide, Earth a merry damsel, and heaven a knight so true, And Earth is quite coquettish, and beseemeth in vain to sue.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Grant me, O Lord, a sunny mind-Thy windy will to bear!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

March is the month of expectation, The things we do not know, The Persons of Prognostication Are coming now. We try to sham becoming firmness, But pompous joy Betrays us, as his first betrothal Betrays a boy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Knew I how to pray, to intercede for your [broken] Foot were intuitive - but I am but a Pagan.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Truth is such a rare thing it is delightful to tell it,

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

A Dominie in Gray-- Put gently up the evening Bars-- And led the flock away

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Spring's first conviction is a wealth beyond its whole experience.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

My life closed twice before its close; It yet remains to see If Immortality unveil A third event to me, So huge, so hopeless to conceive, As these that twice befell. Parting is all we know of heaven, And all we need of hell.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

PRESENTIMENT is that long shadow on the lawn Indicative that suns go down; The notice to the startled grass That darkness is about to pass.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

A precious, mouldering pleasure 't is, to meet an antique book, In just the dress his century wore; A privilege I think.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

God gave a loaf to every bird, But just a crumb to me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Speech is one symptom of affection; and silence one; the perfect communication is heard of none.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Success is counted sweetest by those ne'er succeed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Fortune befriends the bold.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Nods from the Gilded pointers - Nods from the Seconds slim - Decades of Arrogance between The Dial life - And Him -

By Anonym 18 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The Babies we were are buried, and their shadows are plodding on.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, But which will bloom most constantly? The wild rose-briar is sweet in spring ,Its summer blossoms scent the air; Yet wait till winter comes again, And who will call the wild-briar fair? Then, scorn the silly rose-wreath now, And deck thee with holly's sheen, That, when December blights thy brow, He still may leave thy garland green.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The older I grow the more do I love spring and spring flowers. Is it so with you?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

By Chivalries as tiny, A Blossom, or a Book, The seeds of smiles are planted- Which Blossom in the dark.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Dying is a wild night and a new road.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

For love is immortality.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Or help one fainting Robin Unto his Nest again I shall not live in vain.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Heaven is so far of the mind that were the mind dissolved - the site of it by architect could not again be proved.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

If Aims impel these Astral Ones The ones allowed to know Know that which makes them as forgot As Dawn forgets them now

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

How softly summer shuts, without the creaking of a door.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

To travel far, there is no better ship than a book.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The possible's slow fuse is lit by the Imagination.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

I miss the grasshoppers much, but suppose it is all for the best. I should become too much attached to a trotting world.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The brain is wider than the sky.