Poems for dating
Johnson for the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Franklin, the foremost scholar of Dickinson’s manuscripts, a new comprehensive edition is available.
This three-volume work contains 1,789 poems, the largest number ever assembled.
Both logic and heavy foreshadowing suggest your “type” includes this hapless vessel for existential dread. In they pour, all corpse-breath and fang: Closet-dwellers.
) Night after night he lifts the sill to call the monsters.
When it’s hard to find just the right words to put in the card, look for short poems or song lyrics that capture your feelings.
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As she knowingly put it: “There is one thing to be grateful for—that one is one’s self and not somebody else.” Dickinson lived and died without fame: she saw only a few poems published.
Nothing about her adult appearance or habitation revealed such a militant soul.