Emily Dickinson Quotes

The revery alone will do If bees are few.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee (l. 4-5). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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A Clock stopped— Not the Mantel's— Geneva's farthest skill Can't put the puppet bowing— That just now dangled still—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. A Clock stopped (l. 1-5). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Then moved my Fingers off As cautiously as Glass And held my ears, and like a Thief Fled gasping from the House—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I Years had been from Home (l. 21-24). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. To make a prairie it takes clover and one bee (l. 1). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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This is the Hour of Lead— Remembered, if outlived, As Freezing persons, recollect the Snow— First—Chill—then Stupor—then the letting go—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 341, Harvard variorum edition (1955). After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes (written c. 1862, published 1929).
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I fitted to the Latch My Hand, with trembling care
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I Years had been from Home (l. 17-18). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie— True Poems flee—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 1472, Harvard variorum edition (1955). To See the Summer Sky (written c. 1879, published 1945).
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After great pain, a formal feeling comes—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. After great pain, a formal feeling comes (l. 1). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Just lost, when I was saved!
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. Just lost, when I was saved! (L. 1). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch, That nearer, every Day, Kept narrowing its boiling Wheel
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. 'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch (l. 1-3). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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