Blog Posts - Emily Dickinson



Because I Could Not Stop For Death...I Baked Him This Gingerbread. Emily Dickinsons Killer Gingerbread.

              I love the poetry of Emily Dickinson, always have.  I studied her in school, read her works for my own pleasure, read her letters... (note to self: burn everything) but it...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Dec 8, 2016

Inspirational Quotes - Good Morning To Everyone

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.- Maya AngelouI had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn’t like it...
by A2Z Quotes on Jul 9, 2016

Authors I Love to Hate

One Rioter talks about the authors she loves to hate -- lovingly, of course!
by Book Riot on May 14, 2016

Bad Punctuation Rules

There’s been quite a bit written about what’s “right” or “wrong” on this blog… And, quite recently, I’ve used and defended a situation of punctuation that I feel strongly about. Here are two takes on th...
by Notes from An Alien on May 11, 2016

13 to 19-Year-Olds Writing #Poetry !

Normally, I do a re-blog on Thursdays… However, since yesterday I published a post about Emily Dickinson and also received an email from the International Writing Program at The University of Iowa about a free course in poetry writing, I must j...
by Notes from An Alien on Mar 17, 2016

Why Is Some #Poetry So Hard to Understand?

I have two Most Favorite (“secular”) authors. One writes fiction, the other wrote poetry. Some might say the poet wrote fiction… C. J. Cherryh is my Most Favorite fiction author—and, she can be very hard for some folks to und...
by Notes from An Alien on Mar 16, 2016

“Because I Could Not Stop For Death” By Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) Because I could not stop for Death –  He kindly stopped for me –  The Carriage held but just Ourselves –  And Immortality. We slowly drove – He knew no haste And I had pu...
by The Escritoire on Mar 1, 2016

Maxima zilei: 10 decembrie 2015 | Emily Dickinson

Toată înţelepciunea oamenilor este adunată în aceste două cuvinte: aşteptare şi speranţă. Emily Dickinson Pe 10 decembrie 1830 s-a născut celebra şi profunda poetă americană Emily Elizabeth Dickinson. O poetă care nu s-a sfii...
by Blogul Dianei on Dec 10, 2015

The House

“Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.”― Emily Dickinson, The Complete Poems        music+imageThanks for visiting, please be sure that I read each and every one of your kind co...

'Fun' at Dana-Farber

This week's double-header at Dana-Farber was an about face from last week's, with transportation running smoothly and some socializing to be had.A different driver from a different service took me both ways. He was courteous and on time and even call...

The Poet: Emily Dickinson, “Much Madness”

“Much Madness”by Emily Dickinson“Much madness is divinest senseTo a discerning eye;Much sense the starkest madness.’Tis the majorityIn this, as all, prevails.Assent, and you are sane;Demur- you’re straightway dangerous,And handled with a ch...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on May 12, 2015

"Hope"

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by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on May 12, 2015

Famous Quotes about Love from Great Peoples, Love Thoughts, Love Sayings

Here are a few famous quotes about love that have become legends in their own right. I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever. Rabindranath Tagore That love is all there is, Is a...
by Positive Inspiring Quotes on May 1, 2015

Why I Came Back to Poetry

When I was in high school, like many angst-ridden, Plath-reading young women, I wrote poetry. Bad poetry, to be sure, but poetry. Writing fiction never crossed my mind, let alone nonfiction (and yet I ended up in nonfiction writing anyway). … C...
by Book Riot on Mar 20, 2015

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality

Note: There is a rating embedded within this post, please visit this post to rate it. ” Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality. ” Emily Dickinson Subscribe to our website to get updates and offers only available… The...

Best of Book Fetish 2014

Rory Williams Tee: This nerdtastic tee combines Doctor Who legend and Harry Potter mythology in the most unexpected and awesome way possible.   Shot Out of a Cannon Bookends: These unique and creative steel bookends are just one of the many ...
by Book Riot on Dec 31, 2014

Book Fetish: Volume 130

Caslon Ampersand Tie: Let your font-loving freak flag fly. (How baller would this be for a wedding party?)   Emily Dickinson Printed Tights: It’s getting to be tights weather and what better way to keep your stems warm than with some tha...
by Book Riot on Oct 2, 2014

Hope Is The Thing With Feathers… |Quote About Hope

  Hope Is The Thing With Feathers… “Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.” ― Emily Dickinson...
by WallpapersWithQuotes on Aug 18, 2014

FAV QUOTE FRIDAY | ECO-LIVING: How Green Can Your Next Wine Outing Be? 6 Items To Bring On Your Sustainable Summertime Picnic

"It's a Kiss, It's A Smile, It's a Sip Of Wine, It's Summertime!" ~Kenney Chesney Summertime is a great time to go off to the park, the beachto a concert or to anyplace where you can sit, relax and dine alfresco.I've lined up all you need f...
by Eco-Style Life Beau Monde on Aug 16, 2014

Crossing the Bridge of Hope

The Bridge of HopeOn a day like today when I have appointments at Dana-Farber and at Brigham and Women's, I get a lot of exercise going back and forth over the bridge connecting the two.So it was today when I had an x-ray and ultrasound in the old Da...


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