Emily Dickinson

«Mine Enemy is growing old --»

Emily Dickinson


«your brain is wider than the sky»

Emily Dickinson


«Is Bliss then, such Abyss,»

Emily Dickinson


«Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.»

Emily Dickinson


«Love is like the wild rose-briar;»

Emily Dickinson


«She died--this was the way she died;»

Emily Dickinson


«Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.»

Emily Dickinson


«The worm doth woo the mortal, death claims a living bride,»

Emily Dickinson


«Bless God, he went as soldiers,»

Emily Dickinson


«I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine.»

Emily Dickinson


«Witchcraft was hung, in History,»

Emily Dickinson


«When Jesus tells us about his Father, we distrust him. When he shows us his Home, we turn away, but when he confides to us that he is 'acquainted with Grief', we listen, for that also is an Acquaintance of our own.»

Emily Dickinson


«The Heart wants what it wants - or else it does not care»

Emily Dickinson


«One need not be a chamber to be haunted.»

Emily Dickinson


«If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.»

Emily Dickinson


«I HIDE myself within my flower»

Emily Dickinson


«If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only ways I know it. Is there any other way?»

Emily Dickinson


«I need you more and more, and the great world grows wider, and dear ones fewer and fewer, every day that you stay away --»

Emily Dickinson


«To shut your eyes is to travel.»

Emily Dickinson


«I have no life but this,»

Emily Dickinson


«A charm invests a face»

Emily Dickinson


«I wonder if it hurts to live,»

Emily Dickinson


«Wild Nights – Wild Nights!»

Emily Dickinson


«Beauty is not caused. It is.»

Emily Dickinson


«Till I loved I never lived.»

Emily Dickinson


«Tell the truth, but tell it slant.»

Emily Dickinson


«PHOSPHORESCENCE. Now there's a word to lift your hat to... to find that phosphorescence, that light within, that's the genius behind poetry.»

Emily Dickinson


«I had been hungry all the years-»

Emily Dickinson


«But it is growing damp and I must go in. Memory’s fog is rising.»

Emily Dickinson


«There is no Frigate like a Book»

Emily Dickinson