Emily Dickinson

United States poet noted for her mystical and unrhymed poems (1830 - 1886)

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We turn not older with years, but newer every day.Rate it:
Becuase I could not stop for Death
He kindly stopped for me
The carriage held but just ourselves
And Immortality
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Hope is a thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune without words
And never stops at all.
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I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.Rate it:
Anger as soon as fed is dead- 'Tis starving makes it fat.Rate it:
Because I could not stop for Death -- He kindly stopped for me -- The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality.Rate it:
His Labor is a Chant -- his Idleness -- a Tune -- oh, for a Bee's experience of Clovers, and of Noon!Rate it:
Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul. And sings the tune Without the words, and never stops at all.Rate it:
I dwell in possiblities.Rate it:
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.Rate it:
I dwell in possibility...Rate it:
Forever is composed of now.Rate it:
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.Rate it:
My friends are my estate.Rate it:
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.Rate it:
If I can stop one Heart from breaking
I shall not live in vain
If I can ease one Life the Aching,
or cool one Pain,
Or help one fainting Robin
into his Nest again,
I shall not live in Vain.
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A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.Rate it:
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.Rate it:
Dying is a wild night and a new road.Rate it:
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.Rate it:
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.Rate it:
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the words without the tune, and never stops at all.Rate it:
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.Rate it:
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul.
And sings the tune
Without the words,
and never stops at all.
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Luck is not chance, it is toil. Fortune is expensive smile is earned.Rate it:
One need not be a chamber to be haunted;
One need not be a house;
The brain has corridors surpassing
Material place.
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Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those we have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these things.Rate it:
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.Rate it:
Tell the truth, but tell it slant.Rate it:
That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.Rate it:
The abdication of belief makes the behavior small -- better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all.Rate it:
The mere sense of living is joy enough.Rate it:
There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes--Rate it:

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