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Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson

Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson lived for most of her life in the family home known as Homestead. Her sister Lavinia also lived at the house, which was built by her grandfather. A prolific writer, Dickinson wrote more than 1,800 poems during her lifetime, but never published a single book of poetry. The dozen or so poems that were published were done so anonymously. Why she…

Date of Birth: December 10, 1830
Date of Death: May 15, 1886


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"Truth is such a rare thing, it is a delight to tell it." Emily Dickinson
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Pearls of Wisdom    Positive    Truth   

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"Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door." Emily Dickinson
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Editor's Pick    Famous    Pearls of Wisdom    Positive    Quote of the Day   

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"Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell." Emily Dickinson
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American Poet    Break Up    Love    Quote of the Day   

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"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality." Emily Dickinson
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American Poet    Cute Love    Love    Quote of the Day    Sweet Love   

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"Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough." Emily Dickinson
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"That it shall never come again is what makes life so sweet" Emily Dickinson
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"To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else." Emily Dickinson
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"The dandelion's pallid tube/ Astonishes the grass,/ And winter instantly becomes/ An infinite alas." Emily Dickinson
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"We must be careful what we say. No bird resumes its egg." Emily Dickinson
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"A wounded deer leaps the highest." Emily Dickinson
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American Poet   

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"We turn not older with years, but newer every day." Emily Dickinson
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"Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without words, and never stops at all." Emily Dickinson
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Hope   

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"To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few." Emily Dickinson
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"There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry." Emily Dickinson
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American Poet    Books And Reading   

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"How dreary - to be - somebody! How public - like a frog - to tell your name - the livelong June - to an admiring bog!" Emily Dickinson
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"Forever is composed of nows." Emily Dickinson
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American Poet    Eternity   

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"When it comes, the Landscape listens - Shadows - hold their breath - When it goes, 'tis like the Distance On the look of Death" Emily Dickinson
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"A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled." Emily Dickinson
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Mother   

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"The Brain is wider than the sky." Emily Dickinson
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American Poet    Brain   

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"Dwell in possibility." Emily Dickinson
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American Poet    Hope   

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"For each ecstatic instant - We must an anguish pay - In keen and quivering ratio - To the ecstasy" Emily Dickinson
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