Emily Dickinson Quotes

The Brain—is wider than the Sky— For—put them side by side— The one the other will contain With ease—and You—beside—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 632, Harvard variorum edition (1955). The Brain is Wider than the Sky (written c. 1862, published 1896).
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I cannot live with you.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I cannot live with you (l. 1). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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The Brain is just the weight of God— For—Heft them—Pound for Pound— And they will differ—if they do— As Syllable from Sound—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Brain is wider than the Sky (l. 9-12). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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You there, I here, With just the door ajar That oceans are, And prayer, And that pale sustenance, Despair!
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I cannot live with you (l. 46-51). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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The Brain—is wider than the Sky—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Brain is wider than the Sky (l. 1). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I cannot live with You— It would be Life— And Life is over there— Behind the Shelf
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 640, Harvard variorum edition (1955). I Cannot Live With You (written c. 1862, published 1890).
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The Sweeping up the Heart And putting Love away We shall not want to use again Until Eternity.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Bustle in a House (l. 5-8). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I could not die with you,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I cannot live with you (l. 13). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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The Bustle in a House The Morning after Death
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Bustle in a House (l. 1-2). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Nor could I rise with you, Because your face Would put out Jesus',
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I cannot live with you (l. 21-23). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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