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By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

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

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 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Renunciation-is a piercing Virtue-The letting go A Presence-for an Expectation-.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

My friends are my estate. Forgive me then the avarice to hoard them!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

There is a solitude of space. A solitude of sea. A solitude of death, but these societies shall be compared with that profounder site-that polar privacy. A soul admitted to itself--Finite infinity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

His mind of man, a secret makes I meet him with a start he carries a circumference in which I have no part.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

I wonder if it hurts to live, And if they have to try, And whether, could they choose between, They would not rather die.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

If fame belonged to me, I could not escape her; if she did not, the longest day would pass me on the chase, and the approbation of my dog would forsake me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The Supernatural is only the Natural disclosed.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The words the happy say Are paltry melody But those the silent feel Are beautiful-.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Such is the force of Happiness-- The Least can lift a ton Assisted by its stimulus.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

THE soul should always stand ajar, That if the heaven inquire, He will not be obliged to wait, Or shy of troubling her. Depart, before the host has slid The bolt upon the door, To seek for the accomplished guest, -- Her visitor no more.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The brain is wider than the sky.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

They address an Eclipse every morning, whom they call their "Father.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

A Light exists in Spring Not present on the Year At any other period - When March is scarcely here A Color stands abroad On Solitary Fields That Science cannot overtake But Human Nature feels. It waits upon the Lawn, It shows the furthest Tree Upon the furthest Slope you know It almost speaks to you. Then as Horizons step Or Noons report away Without the Formula of sound It passes and we stay - A quality of loss Affecting our Content As Trade had suddenly encroached Upon a Sacrament.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

You are out of the way of temptation and out of the way of the tempter - I didn't mean to make you wicked - but I was - and am - and shall be - and I was with you so much that I couldn't help contaminate.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

After a hundred years Nobody knows the place, Agony, that enacted there, Motionless as peace.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The Poets light but Lamps- Themselves-go out-

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Consciousness is the only home of which we know.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

I know some lonely houses off the road A robber'd like the look of,-- Wooden barred, And windows hanging low

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The morns are meeker than they were, The nuts are getting brown; The berry's cheek is plumper, The rose is out of town. The maple wears a gayer scarf, The field a scarlet gown. Lest I should be old-fashioned, I'll put a trinket on.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

... And then I heard them lift a box, And creak across my soul With those same boots of lead, again, Then space began to toll.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Pain - has an Element of Blank It cannot recollect When it begun - or if there were a time when it was not - It has no Future - but itself - Its Infinite contain Its Past - enlightened to perceive New Periods - of Pain.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Good times are always mutual; that is what makes good times.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

We do not play on Graves— Because there isn't Room— Besides—it isn't even—it slants And People come— And put a Flower on it— And hang their faces so— We're fearing that their Hearts will drop— And crush our pretty play— And so we move as far As Enemies—away— Just looking round to see how far It is—Occasionally—

By Anonym 16 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

Heart, we will forget him! You and I, to-night! You may forget the warmth he gave, I will forget the light. When you have done, pray tell me, That I my thoughts may dim; Haste! lest while you’re lagging, I may remember him!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

That love is all there is, Is all we know of love.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The Soul unto itself Is an imperial friend, - Or the most agonizing Spy - An Enemy - could send -

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 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Love is like life-merely longer.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Much Madness Is Divinest Sense Much Madness is divinest Sense — To a discerning Eye — Much Sense — the starkest Madness — 'Tis the Majority In this, as All, prevail — Assent — and you are sane — Demur — you're straightway dangerous — And handled with a Chain —

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

A power of Butterfly must be - The Aptitude to fly Meadows of Majesty concedes And easy Sweeps of Sky -

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

You can stay young as long as you learn.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

I cannot help esteem The 'Bird within the Hand' Superior to the one The 'Bush' may yield me Or may not Too late to choose again

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Forever is composed of Nows— 'Tis not a different time— Except for Infiniteness— And Latitude of Home

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Unto a broken heart No other one may go Without the high prerogative Itself hath suffered too.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Twin loaves of bread have just been born into the world under my auspices. Fine children, the image of their mother. And here, my dear friend, is the glory.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

We dream — it is good we are dreaming — It would hurt us — were we awake — But since it is playing — kill us, And we are playing — shriek — What harm? Men die — externally — It is a truth — of Blood — But we — are dying in Drama — And Drama — is never dead — Cautious — We jar each other — And either — open the eyes — Lest the Phantasm — prove the Mistake — And the livid Surprise Cool us to Shafts of Granite — With just an Age — and Name — And perhaps a phrase in Egyptian — It's prudenter — to dream —

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emily Dickinson

The Things that never can come back, are several- Childhood-some forms of Hope-the Dead- Though Joys-like Men-may sometimes make a Journey- And still abide-.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Experiment has a stimulus which withers its fear.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Heart, we will forget him, You and I, tonight! You must forget the warmth he gave, I will forget the light.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

I tasted - careless - then - I did not know the Wine Came once a World - Did you? Oh, had you told me so - This Thirst would blister - easier - now

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Dickinson

My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun - In Corners - till a Day The Owner passed - identified - And carried Me away -

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Elysium is as far as to The very nearest room, If in that room a friend await Felicity of doom.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Emily Dickinson

Susie, what shall I do - there is'nt room enough; not half enough, to hold what I was going to say. Wont you tell the man who makes sheets of paper, that I hav'nt the slightest respect for him!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emily Dickinson

IMMORTAL is an ample word When what we need is by, But when it leaves us for a time, 'Tis a necessity.