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HE SHOWED ME HEIGHTS I NEVER SAW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "and could I further ""no""?"
Subject(s): Climbing


A BOOK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is no frigate like a book
Last Line: That bears a human soul!
Subject(s): Books; Reading


A CAP OF LEAD ACROSS THE SKY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of winter and of hell
Subject(s): Storms


A CEMETERY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This quiet dust was gentlemen and ladies
Last Line: Then ceased like these.
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Graveyards


A CHARM INVESTS A FACE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That image — satisfies
Subject(s): Faces


A COUNTRY BURIAL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ample make this bed
Last Line: Interrupt this ground.
Subject(s): Death; Graves; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones


A DEATH-BLOW IS A LIFE-BLOW TO SOME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: They died, vitality begun
Subject(s): Death


A DEED KNOCKS FIRST AT THOUGHT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Its doom is audible


A DEW SUFFICED ITSELF, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And doom's celerity
Subject(s): Life; Dew


A DIALOGUE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Death is a dialogue between
Last Line: An overcoat of clay.
Subject(s): Death; Immortality; Dead, The


A FACE DEVOID OF LOVE OR GRACE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: First time together thrown
Subject(s): Faces


A LETTER FOR EMILY DICKINSON, by ANNIE FINCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Like me, you used to write while baking bread
Last Line: I take from you as you take me apart
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


A LIGHT EXISTS IN SPRING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Upon a sacrament
Subject(s): Nature; Religion


A LITTLE BREAD - A CRUST - A CRUMB, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Must seek the neighboring life!
Subject(s): Food; Moderation


A LITTLE MADNESS IN THE SPRING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: As if it were his own!
Subject(s): Spring; Human Behavior


A LITTLE OVER [OR, EAST OF] JORDAN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A little east of jordan,
Subject(s): Jacob (Bible)


A LITTLE OVERFLOWING WORD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: As eloquent appears
Subject(s): Language; Time


A LITTLE ROAD NOT MADE OF MAN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Evangelists record,
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


A MURMUR IN THE TREES TO NOTE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: No fear you'll miss the road
Subject(s): Forests; Farewell


A POOR TORN HEART, A TATTERED HEART, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Lead the wandering sails
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


A PROMPT, EXECUTIVE BIRD IS THE JAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: As a magistrate
Subject(s): Jays


A ROUTE OF EVANESCENCE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: An easy morning's ride
Subject(s): Postal Service


A SEPAL, PETAL, AND A THORN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And I'm a rose!
Subject(s): Roses


A SHADY FRIEND FOR TORRID DAYS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: So notelessly — are made!


A SICKNESS OF THIS WORLD IT MOST OCCASIONS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For deity
Subject(s): Life


A SLASH OF BLUE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: This just makes out the morning sky
Subject(s): Sky; Colors


A SLOOP OF AMBER SLIPS AWAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The son of ecstasy
Subject(s): Boats


A SMILE AS SMALL AS MINE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Precisely their necessity.
Subject(s): Hope; Religion; Optimism; Theology


A SNAKE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet is the swamp with its secrets
Last Line: And guile is where it goes.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1740;poem: 1780
Subject(s): Animals; Snakes; Serpents; Vipers


A SOLEMN THING IT WAS, I SAID, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "and I sneered — softly — ""small""!"
Subject(s): Life; Size & Shape


A SOMETHING IN A SUMMER'S DAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Another summer's day!
Subject(s): Summer


A SPIDER SEWED AT NIGHT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Did wrestle long and hard —
Subject(s): Spiders; Immortality


A TEMPEST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: An awful tempest mashed the air
Last Line: And peace was paradise!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 198;poem: 224
Subject(s): Storms


A THOUGHT WENT UP MY MIND TO-DAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And came my way no more
Subject(s): Deja Vu


A THROE UPON THE FEATURES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To rejoin its own
Subject(s): Death; Patience


A THUNDER-STORM (2ND VERSION), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The wind begun to rock the grass / with threatening tunes and
Last Line: Just quartering a tree.
Subject(s): Storms


A TOAD CAN DIE OF LIGHT!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Which ruby's mine?
Subject(s): Death; Animals


A TRAIN WENT THROUGH A BURIAL GATE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To say good-by to men
Subject(s): Funerals


A WORD IS DEAD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That day
Subject(s): Language


A WORD MADE FLESH IS SELDOM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Till morning touching mountain —
Subject(s): Language


A WOUNDED DEER LEAPS HIGHEST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "and ""you're hurt"" exclaim!"
Subject(s): Death; Deer


ACCOMPLISHED FACTS, by CARL SANDBURG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Every year emily dickinson sent one friend
Last Line: So it goes....
Subject(s): Gifts & Giving


ADRIFT! A LITTLE BOAT ADRIFT!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And shot — exultant on!
Subject(s): Boats


AFTER GREAT PAIN A FORMAL FEELING COMES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: First — chill — then stupor — then the letting go
Subject(s): Grief; Pain


AH, TENERIFFE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I'm kneeling — still
Subject(s): Mountains


ALL CIRCUMSTANCES ARE THE FRAME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A force illegible
Subject(s): Faces


ALL I MAY, IF SMALL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Less, tho' larger, poor
Subject(s): Size & Shape


ALL OVERGROWN BY CUNNING MOSS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "when ""bronte"" entered there!"
Subject(s): Bronte, Charlotte (1816-1855)


AMBITION CANNOT FIND HIM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For our mutual hone, immortality!
Subject(s): Immortality; Ambition


ANGEL BOUQUETS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Angels, in the early morning
Last Line: Parched the flowers they bear along.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 94;poem: 73
Subject(s): Angels


APPARENTLY WITH NO SURPRISE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To breakfast — to return —
Subject(s): Time


APRIL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: An altered look about the hills
Last Line: Receives its annual reply.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 140;poem: 90
Subject(s): April; Nature


ARCTURUS IS HIS OTHER NAME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "over the stile of ""pearl."
Subject(s): Nature; Names


ARE FRIENDS DELIGHT OR PAIN?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Riches are sad.
Subject(s): Friendship


ARTISTS WRESTLED HERE!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Say repose!
Subject(s): Art & Artists


AS BY THE DEAD WE LOVE TO SIT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To our penurious eyes!
Subject(s): Life


AS CHILDREN BID THE GUEST GOOD-NIGHT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Will peep, and prance again
Subject(s): Children; Night


AS FAR FROM PITY AS COMPLAINT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And blaze — the butterflies!
Subject(s): Butterflies


AS IF SOME LITTLE ARCTIC FLOWER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Only, your inference therefrom!
Subject(s): Flowers


AS IMPERCEPTIBLY AS GRIEF, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Into the beautiful
Subject(s): Autumn


ASHES DENOTE THAT FIRE WAS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Into what carbonates
Subject(s): Fire


ASPIRATION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We never know how high we are
Last Line: For fear to be a king.
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


ASTRA CASTRA, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Departed to the judgment. / a mighty afternoon
Last Line: And leave the soul alone.
Variant Title(s): "departed -- To The Judgment"";poem: 524;


AT HALF-PAST THREE A SINGLE BIRD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Not so, said cunning jacob!
Subject(s): Birds; Time; Creative Ability


AT HALF-PAST THREE A SINGLE BIRD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Circumference between
Subject(s): Time


AT LAST TO BE IDENTIFIED!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Between our feet, and day!
Subject(s): Time; Life


AT LENGTH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Her final summer was it, / and yet we guessed it not
Last Line: So leisurely were we!
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


AURORA, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of bronze and blaze
Last Line: Whom none but daisies know.
Subject(s): Aurora Borealis; Northern Lights


AUTUMN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The morns are meeker than they were
Last Line: I'll put a trinket on.
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; Fall


BEAUTY CROWDS ME TILL I DIE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Let it be in sight of thee
Subject(s): Beauty


BECLOUDED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sky is low, the clouds are mean
Last Line: Without her diadem.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1075;poem: 1121


BEE! I'M EXPECTING YOU!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "I will not let thee go"
Subject(s): Waiting


BEFORE I GOT MY EYE PUT OUT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Incautious — of the sun
Subject(s): Eyes; Vision; Sun


BEFORE THE ICE IS IN THE POOLS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Answer me to wear?
Subject(s): Time


BEQUEST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You left me, sweet, two legacies
Last Line: Your consciousness and me.
Subject(s): Love


BESIDES THE AUTUMN POETS SING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Thy windy will to bear!
Subject(s): Autumn; Poetry & Poets


BLAZING IN GOLD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Blazing in gold and quenching in purple
Last Line: And the juggler of day is gone!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 321;poem: 228
Subject(s): Nature


BLESS GOD, HE WENT AS SOLDIERS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I should not fear the fight!
Subject(s): God


BLOOM UPON THE MOUNTAIN, STATED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The experience
Subject(s): Mountains


BRING ME THE SUNSET IN A CUP, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Nature


BY THE SEA, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I started early, took my dog
Last Line: At me, the sea withdrew.
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


CALLED BACK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Just lost, when I was saved!
Last Line: And the cycles wheel.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 160;poem: 132


CANDOR, MY TEPID FRIEND, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Are its iniquity
Subject(s): Candor


CHARTLESS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I never saw a moor
Last Line: As if the chart were given.
Subject(s): Death; Faith; God; Heaven; Religion; Sky; Dead, The; Belief; Creed; Paradise; Theology


CHOICE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of all the souls that stand create
Last Line: To all the lists of clay!
Subject(s): Desire; Love; Love - Marital; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


CLOCK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A clock stopped - not the mantel's
Last Line: The dial life and him.
Subject(s): Clocks; Time


COLLOQUY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I died for beauty, but was scarce
Last Line: And covered up our names.
Subject(s): Beauty; Death; Truth; Dead, The


COME SLOWLY, EDEN!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Enters - and is lost in balms
Subject(s): Flowers


COMPENSATION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: For each ecstatic instant / we must an anguish pay
Last Line: And coffers heaped with tears.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 125


COMPLAYNT; AFTER EMILY DICKINSON, by ANNE WALDMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm wanton - no I've stopped that
Last Line: Continue!
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Literary Form; Mothers


CONTRAST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A door just opened on a street
Last Line: Enlightening misery.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 953;poem: 914


COULD I BUT RIDE INDEFINITE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Who tight in dungeons are
Subject(s): Freedom; Conduct Of Life


COULD MORTAL LIP DIVINE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Light swung the silver fleeces
Subject(s): Speech


CRISIS IS SWEET AND, SET OF HEART, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The transport of the bud
Subject(s): Roses


DARE YOU SEE A SOUL AT THE WHITE HEAT?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "peniel"" hills beyond,"
Subject(s): Passion


DAY'S PARLOR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The day came slow, till five o'clock
Last Line: The parlor of the day!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 304;poem: 572
Subject(s): Nature


DEAR MARCH, COME IN!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And praise as mere as blame
Subject(s): March (Month)


DEATH IS LIKE THE INSECT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Tis the vermin's will
Subject(s): Insects; Death; Trees


DELIGHT BECOMES PICTORIAL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And that's — the skies
Subject(s): Sky; Mountains; Nature


DESPAIR AND FEAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The difference between despair / and fear - is like the one
Last Line: That knows it cannot see.
Subject(s): Despair; Fear


DID THE HAREBELL LOOSE HER GIRDLE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or the earl — an earl?
Subject(s): Reality


DISENCHANTMENT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It dropped so low in my regard
Last Line: Upon my silver shelf.
Variant Title(s): "life;""it Dropped So Low In My Regard"";poem: 747;poem: 785;


DISTANCE IS NOT THE REALM OF FOX, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Until thyself, beloved


DOUBT ME, MY DIM COMPANION!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Oh, caviler, for you!
Subject(s): Mortality


DOWN TIME'S QUAINT STREAM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or schedule of the tide
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Tides; Wind


DRAB HABITATION OF WHOM?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or some elf's catacomb?
Subject(s): Houses


DROPPED INTO THE ETHER ACRE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Riding to meet the earl
Subject(s): Clothing & Dress


DROWNING IS NOT SO PITIFUL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And the bewildered gymnast
Subject(s): Drowning; Fate


DUST IS THE ONLY SECRET, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Smuggled to rest!
Subject(s): Death; Secrets


DYING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I heard a fly buzz when I died
Last Line: I could not see to see.
Subject(s): Death; Flies; Labor & Laborers; Mourning; Pain; Dead, The; Work; Workers; Bereavement; Suffering; Misery


EACH THAT WE LOSE TAKES PART OF US, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is summoned by the tides
Subject(s): Death; Tides


EDEN IS THAT OLD-FASHIONED HOUSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But discover it no more
Subject(s): Home; Farewell; Memory


ELIJAH'S WAGON KNEW NO THILL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In feats inscrutable
Subject(s): Travel


EMIGRANTS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Went up a year this evening
Last Line: Is all the rest I knew!
Subject(s): Time


EMILY DICKINSON, by LINDA PASTAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We think of her hidden in a white dress
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


EMILY DICKINSON AND GERARD MANELY HOPKINS, by MADELINE DEFREES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My notebook shows they took a formal cruise,
Last Line: Was warped for good. I am the living proof.
Alternate Author Name(s): Mary Gilbert, Sister; De Frees, Madeline
Variant Title(s): Emily Dickinson And Gerard Manley Hopkins
Subject(s): Ancestors & Ancestry; Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Hopkins, Gerard Manley (1844-1889); Heritage; Heredity


EMILY DICKINSON AND KATHERINE ANNE PORTER, by KARL SHAPIRO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Emily dickson's father yanked on the baptist bell
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Baptists; Porter, Katherine Anne (1890-1980)


EMILY DICKINSON IN LOVE, by SUSAN WOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When sue walked in and saw them
Last Line: Before she wakes up and discovers it's her own
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


EMILY DICKINSON'S DEFUNCT, by MARILYN NELSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She used to / pack poems
Alternate Author Name(s): Waniek, Marilyn Nelson
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


EMILY DICKINSON'S MIRROR, AMHERST, by DONALD REVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Its flecked surface a map of disappearing islands
Last Line: Share wholly. The purist's god. Pride's mirror and island
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


EMILY DICKINSON'S WRITING TABLE IN HER BEDROOM AT THE HOMESTEAD, by SHARON OLDS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The chair next to her writing table
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


ENOUGH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God gave a loaf to every bird / but just a crumb to me
Last Line: Am sovereign of them all.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 791;poem: 748


ESCAPE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I never heard the word 'escape'
Last Line: Only to fail again.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 77;poem: 144


ESSENTIAL OILS ARE WRUNG, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In ceaseless rosemary
Subject(s): Herbs


ETERNITY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On this wondrous sea
Last Line: Ashore at last!
Subject(s): Future Life; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


EVENING (1), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She sweeps with many-coloured brooms
Last Line: And then I come away.
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


EVENING (2), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The cricket sang, / and set the sun, / and workmen finished, o
Last Line: And so the night became.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1104
Subject(s): Evening; Sunset; Twilight


EXCEPT THE HEAVEN HAD COME SO NEAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Tis lost — and lost to me
Subject(s): Loss


EXCEPT THE SMALLER SIZE, NO LIVES ARE ROUND, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Are long
Subject(s): Size & Shape; Time; Summer


EXCEPT TO HEAVEN, SHE IS NOUGHT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That made existence — home!
Subject(s): Life


EXCLUSION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The soul selects her own society
Last Line: Like stone.
Subject(s): Solitude; Soul; Spiritual Life; Women & Religion; Loneliness


EXHILARATION IS THE BREEZE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Upon enchanted ground
Subject(s): Happiness


EXPERIENCE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stepped from plank to plank
Last Line: Some call experience.
Variant Title(s): "i Stepped From Plank To Plank"";poem: 875;poem: 926;


EXPERIMENT TO ME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To squirrels, and to me
Subject(s): Meat


FAITH' IS A FINE INVENTION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In an emergency!
Subject(s): Religion; Faith


FAITH' IS A FINE INVENTION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In an emergency!
Subject(s): Faith


FAR FROM LOVE THE HEAVENLY FATHER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To the native land
Subject(s): God


FAREWELL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tie the strings to my life, my lord, / then I am ready to go!
Last Line: Now I am ready to go!
Subject(s): Christianity; Judgment Day; Prayer; Reformation; End Of The World; Doomsday; Fall Of Man


FATE SLEW HIM, BUT HE DID NOT DROP, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Acknowledged him a man
Subject(s): Fate


FATHER, I BRING THEE NOT MYSELF, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is it too large for you?
Subject(s): Hearts; God; Grief


FEW GET ENOUGH, - ENOUGH IS ONE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To stealthily belong?


FINITE TO FAIL, BUT INFINITE TO VENTURE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Nodding in navies nevermore
Subject(s): Success; Perseverance


FOLLOW WISE ORION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: He is just as high
Subject(s): Orion (Constellation)


FOR DEATH, - OR RATHER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For the rates — lie here
Subject(s): Life; Death


FORBIDDEN FRUIT: 1, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Forbidden fruit a flavor has
Last Line: The pod that duty locks!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1377;poem: 1482


FORBIDDEN FRUIT: 2, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Heaven is what I cannot reach! / the apple on the tree
Last Line: There paradise is found!
Subject(s): Heaven; Paradise


FOREVER CHERISHED BE THE TREE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To screen them from renown
Subject(s): Trees


FOUND WANTING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Belshazzar had a letter
Last Line: On revelation's wall.
Subject(s): Bible; Conscience; Religion; Theology


FREQUENTLY THE WOODS ARE PINK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: By but twelve performed!
Subject(s): Earth; Nature


FRIENDSHIP, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alter? When the hills do
Last Line: I will of you!
Subject(s): Daffodils; Desire; Love; Love - Marital; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


FRINGED GENTIAN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God made a little gentian
Last Line: "creator! Shall I bloom?"
Subject(s): Flowers; Gentians; Fringed Gentians


FROM ALL THE JAILS THE BOYS AND GIRLS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For such a foe as this 
Subject(s): Children; Play


FROM COCOON FORTH A BUTTERFLY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Extinguished — in the sea
Subject(s): Butterflies


FROM US SHE WANDERED NOW A YEAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: We took the mystery
Subject(s): Wandering & Wanderers; Absence


FURTHER IN SUMMER THAN THE BIRDS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Found he had worsted god!
Subject(s): Nature


GHOSTS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One need not be a chamber to be haunted, / one need not be a
Last Line: More near.
Subject(s): Ghosts; Supernatural


GIVE LITTLE ANGUISH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Sublimer sort — than speech
Subject(s): Death


GIVEN IN MARRIAGE UNTO THEE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Conquer mortality
Subject(s): God; Faith; Immortality


GLEE - THE GREAT STORM IS OVER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And only the waves reply
Subject(s): Storms; Survival


GLORY IS THAT BRIGHT TRAGIC THING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In oblivion


GLOWING IS HER BONNET, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Pausing at the place
Subject(s): Death


GOD'S RESIDENCE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who has not found the heaven below
Last Line: His furniture is love.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1544;poem: 1609
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


GOING TO HEAVEN!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line:  left them in the ground
Subject(s): Heaven


GOOD NIGHT! WHICH PUT THE CANDLE OUT?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To purer reveille!
Subject(s): Night; Sleep


GREAT STREETS OF SILENCE LED AWAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For period exhaled
Subject(s): Silence


GRIEFS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I measure every grief I meet / with analytic eyes
Last Line: That some are like my own.
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


HAD THIS ONE DAY NOT BEEN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: It cherishes before
Subject(s): Time


HAVE YOU GOT A BROOK IN YOUR LITTLE HEART?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Some burning noon go dry!
Subject(s): Brooks


HE PREACHED UPON 'BREADTH' TILL IT ARGUED HIM NARROW, by EMILY DICKINSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: To meet so enabled a man!
Subject(s): Preaching & Preachers; Truth


HE PUT THE BELT AROUND MY LIFE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For whom I must decline?
Subject(s): Life


HE TOUCHED ME, SO I LIVE TO KNOW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To her imperial sun
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


HEART NOT SO HEAVY AS MINE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I pray you pass once more
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


HEART, WE WILL FORGET HIM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I may remember him!
Subject(s): Memor


HEAVENLY FATHER' - TAKE TO THEE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For thine own duplicity
Subject(s): God


HER 'LAST POEMS', by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Put her down — in italy?
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


HER GRACE IS ALL SHE HAS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Another art, to praise
Subject(s): Grace


HIGH FROM THE EARTH I HEARD A BIRD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: How different we are!
Subject(s): Birds


HIS BILL AN AUGER IS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A worm, his utmost goal
Subject(s): Birds


HIS CHEEK IS HIS BIOGRAPHER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Past that, he sins in peace 
Subject(s): Cheeks


HIS MIND, OF MAN A SECRET MAKES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: However neighborly 
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships


HOPE (1), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hope is the thing with feathers
Last Line: It asked a crumb of me.
Subject(s): Hope; Optimism


HOPE (2), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hope is a subtle glutton
Last Line: The same amounts remain.
Subject(s): Hope; Optimism


HOW DARE THE ROBINS SING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: At daybreak overcome!
Subject(s): Life


HOW DESTITUTE IS HE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To india.
Subject(s): Love


HOW MANY TIMES THESE LOW FEET STAGGERED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Indolent housewife — in daisies — lain!
Subject(s): Housewives


HOW STILL THE BELLS IN STEEPLES STAND, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In frantic melody!
Subject(s): Bells


HOW THE OLD MOUNTAINS DRIP WITH SUNSET, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Paralyzed, with gold
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


HUNGER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I had been hungry all the years; / my noon had come, to dine
Last Line: The entering takes away.
Subject(s): Hunger


I BET WITH EVERY WIND THAT BLEW, TILL NATURE IN CHAGRIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And scuttle my balloon
Subject(s): Wind


I BREATHED ENOUGH TO LEARN [OR, TAKE] THE TRICK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: How numb, the bellows feels!
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


I BRING AN UNACCUSTOMED WINE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: When I at last awake
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking


I CAN WADE GRIEF, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: They'll carry — him!
Subject(s): Grief; Happiness


I CAN WADE GRIEF, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: They'll carry — him!
Subject(s): Grief; Happiness


I CAN'T TELL YOU, BUT YOU FEEL IT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Are prepared to go!
Subject(s): Religion


I CANNOT DANCE UPON MY TOES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: It's full as opera—
Subject(s): Ballet; Wit & Humor


I CANNOT LIVE WITH YOU, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And that white sustenance — / despair
Subject(s): Relationships; Despair


I CRIED AT PITY, NOT AT PAIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Had god willed differently
Subject(s): Pity; Graves


I DID NOT REACH THEE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And gets the look at thee
Subject(s): Death; God


I DWELL IN POSSIBILITY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To gather paradise
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Imagination; Freedom


I ENVY SEAS WHEREON HE RIDES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Drop gabriel — and me
Subject(s): Love


I FELT A FUNERAL IN MY BRAIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And finished knowing—then
Subject(s): Depression, Mental


I FIT FOR THEM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The transport of the aim


I GAINED IT SO, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I wore — an hour ago 
Subject(s): Mountain Climbing


I GOT SO I COULD TAKE HIS NAME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Itself, too vast, for interrupting – more –
Subject(s): Love – Loss Of; Mourning


I HAD A DAILY BLISS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I learned to estimate
Subject(s): Growth


I HAD A GUINEA GOLDEN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Beneath the sun may find
Subject(s): Absense


I HAD NO CAUSE TO BE AWAKE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I struggled — and was there
Subject(s): Sabbath; Sleep


I HAD NO TIME TO HATE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Was large enough for me
Subject(s): Hate


I HAVE A KING WHO DOES NOT SPEAK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And it were perjury!
Subject(s): God; Silence


I HAVE NO LIFE BUT THIS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The realm of you
Subject(s): Life; God


I HIDE MYSELF WITHIN MY FLOWER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Almost a loneliness
Subject(s): Flowers


I KNOW A PLACE WHERE SUMMER STRIVES, by EMILY DICKINSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Upon her amber shoe
Subject(s): Summer


I KNOW THAT HE EXISTS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Have crawled too far!
Subject(s): God; Faith


I LIKE A LOOK OF AGONY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I like a look of agony / because I know its true
Last Line: By homely anguish strung.
Subject(s): Death


I LIVE WITH HIM, I SEE HIS FACE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Be judgment — what it may
Subject(s): God; Immortality


I LIVED ON DREAD; TO THOSE WHO KNOW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Were challenging despair
Subject(s): Fear


I LOST A WORLD THE OTHER DAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Oh find it – sir – for me!
Subject(s): Books; Loss


I MEANT TO FIND HER WHEN I CAME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To memory — and me
Subject(s): Death; Memory


I MEANT TO HAVE BUT MODEST NEEDS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: All swindlers — be — infer
Subject(s): Prayer; Life


I NEVER LOST AS MUCH BUT TWICE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I am poor once more!
Subject(s): Death; Grief; God


I NEVER TOLD THE BURIED GOLD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "atropos"" decide"
Subject(s): Sun; Light; Trith


I NOTICED PEOPLE DISAPPEARED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A fact withheld the little child
Subject(s): Death; Children


I READ MY SENTENCE STEADILY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And there the matter ends
Subject(s): Judgements; Death; Law; Stoicism


I REASON, EARTH IS SHORT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But what of that?
Subject(s): Mortality


I RECKON - WHEN I COUNT AT ALL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To justify the dream
Subject(s): Summer; Poetry & Poets; Heaven


I SEE THEE BETTER IN THE DARK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: At the meridian?
Subject(s): Absence; Love


I SEND TWO SUNSETS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To carry in the hand
Subject(s): Wit & Humor


I SHALL KNOW WHY, WHEN TIME IS OVER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That scalds me now – that scalds me now!
Subject(s): Jesus Christ - Suffering & Sacrifice; Peter, Saint (C. 64 A.d.)


I SHOULD HAVE BEEN TOO GLAD, I SEE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "faith"" bleats—to understand!."
Subject(s): Disappointment


I SHOULD NOT DARE TO LEAVE MY FRIEND, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Where midnight frosts – had lain!
Subject(s): Death; Time


I SING TO USE THE WAITING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To keep the dark away.
Subject(s): Singing & Singers


I THINK JUST HOW MY SHAPE WILL RISE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I drop my heart — unshriven!
Subject(s): Forgiveness


I THINK THAT THE ROOT OF THE WIND IS WATER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In the atmosphere
Subject(s): Wind; Water


I TOOK MY POWER IN MY HAND, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or was myself — too small?
Subject(s): Self


I WATCHED HER FACE TO SEE WHICH WAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: As flower at fall of frost
Subject(s): News


I WENT TO HEAVEN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Mong such unique / society
Subject(s): Heaven


I WENT TO THANK HER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But turning back 't was slow
Subject(s): Gratitude


I WORKED FOR CHAFF, AND EARNING WHEAT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: At distance than at hand
Subject(s): Wisdom


I WOULD NOT PAINT - A PICTURE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: With bolts — of melody!
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


I'M 'WIFE' - I'VE FINISHED THAT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "I'm ""wife""! Stop there!"
Subject(s): Spinsters; Youth


I'M CEDED - I'VE STOPPED BEING THEIRS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And I choose, just a crown—
Subject(s): Independence; Pride


I'M NOBODY! WHO ARE YOU, by EMILY DICKINSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: To an admiring bog!
Subject(s): Modesty; Privacy


I'M SORRY FOR THE DEAD TODAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "go down the fields to ""hay"
Subject(s): Farm Life


I'M THINKING OF THAT OTHER MORN, by EMILY DICKINSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Go up in two by two! 
Subject(s): Past


I'VE GOT AN ARROW HERE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Sped by an archer's bow
Subject(s): Messages & Messagers; Love – Unrquited; Arrows


I'VE SEEN A DYING EYE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Twere blessed to have seen—
Subject(s): Eyes


IF ANYBODY'S FRIEND BE DEAD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That—makes the quick of woe!
Subject(s): Death


IF I CAN STOP ONE HEART FROM BREAKING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I shall not live in vain
Subject(s): Humanity


IF I COULD TELL HOW GLAD I WAS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than for eternity
Subject(s): Language


IF I MAY HAVE IT WHEN IT'S DEAD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Outvisions paradise!
Subject(s): Longing; Imagination; Death; Love – Loss Of


IF I SHOULD DIE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: If I should die
Subject(s): Death


IF I SHOULDN'T BE ALIVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: With my granite lip!  
Subject(s): Cemeteries


IF PAIN FOR PEACE PREPARES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Noons blaze!
Subject(s): Pain


IF THE FOOLISH CALL THEM 'FLOWERS', by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "at that grand ""right hand""!"
Subject(s): Nature; Science


IF WHAT WE COULD WERE WHAT WE WOULD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The impotence to tell
Subject(s): Talk


IF YOU WERE COMING IN THE FALL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That will not state—its sting
Subject(s): Absence; Longing; Autumn


IMMORTAL IS AN AMPLE WORD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: It had been heaven below
Subject(s): Immortality


IMMORTALITY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is an honorable thought, / and makes one lift one's hat
Last Line: Flit russetly away.
Subject(s): Immortality


IMMURED IN HEAVEN! WHAT A CELL!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Like that which ravished thee!
Subject(s): Heaven


IN A LIBRARY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A precious, mouldering pleasure 'tis
Last Line: And tantalize, just so.
Subject(s): Beatrice Portinari (1266-1290); Books; Reading


IN LANDS I NEVER SAW, THEY SAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Upon an august day?
Subject(s): Alps


IN SHADOW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I dreaded that first robin so, / but he is mastered now
Last Line: Of their unthinking drums.
Subject(s): Pain; Spring; Suffering; Misery


IN THE GARDEN (1), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A bird came down the walk
Last Line: Leap, splashless, as they swim.
Subject(s): Birds; Gardens & Gardening


IN THE GARDEN (2), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: New feet within my garden go
Last Line: And still the punctual snow!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 99;poem: 79;new Feet Within My Garden Go
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening


IN THIS SHORT LIFE, by EMILY DICKINSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Within our power
Subject(s): Transience


IN WINTER, IN MY ROOM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: This was a dream
Subject(s): Worms; Fear


INDIAN SUMMER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: These are the days when birds come back
Last Line: Taste thine immortal wine!
Subject(s): Indian Summer


INTOXICATION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I taste a liquor never brewed
Last Line: Leaning against the sun!
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Nature; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse


IS BLISS, THEN, SUCH ABYSS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Verdict for boot!
Subject(s): Virginity


IS HEAVEN A PHYSICIAN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I'm not a party to
Subject(s): Heaven


IT CAN'T BE SUMMER, -- THAT GOT THROUGH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: With cuffs of chrysolite!
Subject(s): Seasons


IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE ABROAD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To him — sums misery
Subject(s): Travel; Nature


IT MIGHT BE LONLIER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To perish — of delight —
Subject(s): Solitude; Peace; Fate


IT SOUNDED AS IF THE STREETS WERE RUNNING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Mixing fresher air


IT TOSSED AND TOSSED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To break for you
Subject(s): Boats


IT WAS NOT DEATH, FOR I STOOD UP, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To justify—despair
Subject(s): Despair


IT WAS TOO LATE FOR MAN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of our old neighbor, god!
Subject(s): God


IT'S ALL I HAVE TO BRING TO-DAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Which in the clover dwell
Subject(s): Nature


IT'S SUCH A LITTLE THING TO WEEP, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: We men and women die!
Subject(s): Death


JUST SO, JESUS RAPS - HE DOES NOT WEARY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: At thee!
Subject(s): Jesus Christ


LAY THIS LAUREL ON THE ONE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Him you chasten, that is he!
Subject(s): God


LET ME NOT MAR THAT PERFECT DREAM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: At home — in paradise
Subject(s): Dreams


LETTERS TO DEAD IMAGISTS, by CARL SANDBURG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Emily dickinson
Last Line: Nor the mumblings and shots that rise from dreams on call.
Subject(s): Crane, Stephen (1871-1900); Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


LIFE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I asked no other thing
Last Line: "that we can show to-day?"
Subject(s): Life


LIFE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Superiority to fate
Last Line: Subsists till paradise.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 621;poem: 687
Subject(s): Life


LIFE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our share of night to bear
Last Line: Afterwards—day!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 621;poem: 687
Subject(s): Life


LIFE, AND DEATH, AND GIANTS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Maintain — by accident that they proclaim


LIGHTLY STEPPED A YELLOW STAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: You are punctual
Subject(s): God


LIKE BROOMS OF STEEL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Was all the one that played
Subject(s): Winter


LIKE FLOWERS THAT HEARD THE TALE OF DEWS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A too presumptuous psalm
Subject(s): Nature


LIKE MEN AND WOMEN SHADOWS WALK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And boroughs where we live


LIKE MIGHTY FOOTLIGHTS BURNED THE RED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Myself distinguished god
Subject(s): Theater & Theaters; Forests; Light


LIKE SOME OLD-FASHIONED MIRACLE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And ear — and heaven — numb
Subject(s): Summer; Childhood Memories


LIKE TRAINS OF CARS ON TRACKS OF PLUSH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To vanquish other blooms
Subject(s): Bees


LOVE IS ANTERIOR TO LIFE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The exponent of breath
Subject(s): Love – Nature Of


LOVE RECKONS BY ITSELF ALONE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Itself is all the like it has
Subject(s): Love – Nature Of


LOW AT MY PROBLEM BENDING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: They perplexity?
Subject(s): Problems


MARCH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We like march, his shoes are purple, / he is new and high
Last Line: On his british sky.
Subject(s): March (Month)


MARCH IS THE MONTH OF EXPECTATION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Betrays a boy
Subject(s): March (Month)


ME! COME! MY DAZZLED FACE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That they—pronounce my name
Subject(s): Fame; Immortality; Heaven


MEMORIALS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Death sets a thing significant / the eye had hurried by
Last Line: Too costly for repairs.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


MINE BY THE RIGHT OF THE WHITE ELECTION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Mine — long as ages steal!
Subject(s): Innocence


MINE ENEMY IS GROWING OLD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Tis starving makes it fat —
Subject(s): Enemies; Aging; Revenge


MORNING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Will there really be a morning
Last Line: Where the place called morning lies.
Subject(s): Imagination; Morning; Night; Time; Fancy; Bedtime


MORNING IS THE PLACE FOR DEW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Dukes — for setting sun!
Subject(s): Morning; Noon; Night


MORNING' MEANS 'MILKING' TO THE FARMER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Faith — the experiment of our lord
Subject(s): Mornings


MORNS LIKE THESE WE PARTED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And this linnet flew!
Subject(s): Death


MOTHER NATURE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nature, the gentlest mother / impatient of no child
Last Line: Wills silence everywhere.
Subject(s): Nature; Religion; Theology


MUCH MADNESS IS DIVINEST SENSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And handled with a chain
Subject(s): Insanity


MUSICIANS WRESTLE EVERYWHERE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Please god – shall ascertain!
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


MY COCOON TIGHTENS - COLORS TEASE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I take the clue divine
Subject(s): Butterflies


MY COUNTRY NEED NOT CHANGE HER GOWN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That taunts her bayonet.
Subject(s): Patriotism; United States


MY FRIEND MUST BE A BIRD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Thou puzzlest me!
Subject(s): Birds; Bees


MY NOSEGAYS ARE FOR CAPTIVES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And I, no other prayer
Subject(s): Afterlife


MY RIVER RUNS TO THEE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Say — sea — take me!
Subject(s): Rivers; Sea


MY TRIUMPH LASTED TILL THE DRUMS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is nothing to the dead
Subject(s): Death


MY WHEEL IS IN THE DARK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Flinging the problem back, at you and I
Subject(s): Travel


MY WORTHINESS IS ALL MY DOUBT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Unto her sacrament 
Subject(s): Faith


MYSTERIES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The murmur of a bee / a witchcraft yieldeth me
Last Line: Must tell!
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


NATURE IS WHAT WE SEE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To her simplicity
Subject(s): Nature


NATURE RARER USES YELLOW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Like a lover's words
Subject(s): Nature; Colors


NEEDLESS FEAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Afraid? Of whom am I afraid
Last Line: As soon impeach my crown!
Subject(s): Death; Easter; Holidays; Dead, The; The Resurrection


NO AUTUMN'S INTERCEPTING CHILL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And asiatic rest. 
Subject(s): Autumn


NO LIFE CAN POMPLESS PASS AWAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A miracle for all!
Subject(s): Death


NO MATTER WHERE THE SAINTS ABIDE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Accompanies a star
Subject(s): Saints


NO OTHER CAN REDUCE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Jehovah's estimate
Subject(s): Morality


NO RACK CAN TORTURE ME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: So's liberty
Subject(s): Liberty


NO ROMANCE SOLD UNTO, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To credit — 'tis'nt true
Subject(s): Fiction


NOT ANY HIGHER STANDS THE GRAVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A summer's afternoon
Subject(s): Equality


NOT ANY SUNNY TONE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: How dead we are 
Subject(s): Death


NOT KNOWING WHEN THE DAWN WILL COME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or billows, like a shore
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


NOT ONE BY HEAVEN DEFRAUDED STAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Secreted in his will


NOT WHEN WE KNOW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: At home - in paradise
Subject(s): Heaven


NOT WITH A CLUB THE HEART IS BROKEN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The universe is yours
Subject(s): Shame


OF COURSE - I PRAYED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than this smart misery
Subject(s): Prayer


OF SO DIVINE A LOSS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That such a bliss has been
Subject(s): Solitude


OF THIS IS DAY COMPOSED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Remedilessly leave


OF TOLLING BELL I ASK THE CAUSE?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A good news should be given
Subject(s): Heaven; Bells; News


OF TRIBULATION THESE ARE THEY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "and all we said — was ""saved""!"
Subject(s): Salvation


ON MY VOLCANO GROWS THE GRASS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Would populate with awe my solitude
Subject(s): Solitude


ON SUCH A NIGHT, OR SUCH A NIGHT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Should reach so small a goal!
Subject(s): Children


ON THE BLEAKNESS OF MY LOT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Fructified in sand
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening


ON THIS LONG STORM THE RAINBOW ROSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Must awaken her!
Subject(s): Storms; Death


ONE BLESSING HAD I THAN THE REST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I speculate no more
Subject(s): Dreams; Prayer; Heaven


ONE DAY IS THERE OF THE SERIES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Twere thanksgiving day
Subject(s): Thanksgiving Day


ONE DIGNITY DELAYS FOR ALL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And claim the rank to die!
Subject(s): Funerals


ONE OF THE ONES THAT MIDAS TOUCHED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Upon the apple tree


ONE SISTER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One sister have I in our [or, the] house
Last Line: Sue -- forevermore!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 14;poem: 5


OUR LIVES ARE SWISS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Forever intervene!
Subject(s): Alps


PAPA ABOVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Wheel solemnly away!
Subject(s): God


PAPA ABOVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Wheel solemnly away!
Subject(s): Heaven


PARTING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My life closed twice before its close
Last Line: And all we need of hell.
Subject(s): Absence; Death; Immortality; Love; Love - Loss Of; Separation; Isolation; Dead, The


PEACE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I many times thought peace had come
Last Line: Before the harbor lie.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 739
Subject(s): Hallucinations & Illusions; Longing; Peace


PERCEPTION OF AN OBJECT COSTS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That situates so far 
Subject(s): Perception; Worth


PERHAPS YOU'D LIKE TO BUY A FLOWER?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But not an hour more!
Subject(s): Daffodils


PERIL AS A POSSESSION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: As clean as fire
Subject(s): Danger


PIGMY SERAPHS - GONE ASTRAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To subdue the bumblebee
Subject(s): Bees


PINK, SMALL, AND PUNCTUAL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Nature forswears / antiquity
Subject(s): Flowers


PLAYMATES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God permits industrious angels / afternoons to play
Last Line: After playing crown!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 231;poem: 245


POOR LITTLE HEART!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Wind and sun — wilt thee array!
Subject(s): Hearts


PORTRAITS ARE TO DAILY FACES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In a satin vest!
Subject(s): Portraits


POST-MORTEM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The bustle in a house
Last Line: Until eternity.
Subject(s): Death; Mourning; Dead, The; Bereavement


PRAYER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At least to pray is left, is left
Last Line: Hast thou no arm for me?
Subject(s): Prayer


PRAYER IS THE LITTLE IMPLEMENT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Comprised in prayer 
Subject(s): Prayer


PRECIOUS WORDS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He ate and drank the precious words
Last Line: A loosened spirit brings!
Subject(s): Books; Freedom; Reading; Liberty


PRESENTIMENT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Presentiment is that long shadow on the lawn
Last Line: That darkness is about to pass.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 764;poem: 487


PROOF, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: That I did always love
Last Line: But calvary.
Subject(s): Love


PROUD OF MY BROKEN HEART SINCE THOU DIDST BREAK IT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: See! I usurped thy crucifix to honor mine!
Subject(s): Hearts; Grief


REMEMBER ME,' IMPLORED THE THIEF, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Be unexpected friends
Subject(s): Hospitality; Courtesy


REMEMBRANCE HAS A REAR AND FRONT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Ourselves be not pursued
Subject(s): Houses; Memor


REMORSE IS MEMORY AWAKE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The complement of hell
Subject(s): Grief


RETROSPECT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas just this time last year I died
Last Line: Themselves should come to me.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 445;poem: 344
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


RETURNING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I years had been from home
Last Line: Fled gasping from the house.
Subject(s): Homecoming


REVERSE CANNOT BEFALL THAT FINE PROSPERITY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Could mar it — if it found
Subject(s): Adversity


SAFE DESPAIR IT IS THAT RAVES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Nor is dying double
Subject(s): Life; Death; Despair


SAFE IN THEIR ALABASTER CHAMBERS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Soundless as dots on a disk of snow
Subject(s): Graves; Resurrection, The


SENSING DUNCAN, by CLAYTON ESHLEMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Do you know this poem by emily dickinson? Asked
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Mothers


SETTING SAIL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Exultation is the going
Last Line: Of the first league out from land?
Subject(s): Life; Time


SHE DEALT HER PRETTY WORDS LIKE BLADES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Just locking up — to die
Subject(s): Mortality


SHE DIED AT PLAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Her countenance as spray
Subject(s): Death; Play


SHE LAID HER DOCILE CRESCENT DOWN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Before its emblem flew
Subject(s): Death


SHE SLEPT BENEATH A TREE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And see!
Subject(s): Sleep


SHE WENT AS QUIET AS THE DEW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: It's sorer to believe!
Subject(s): Death; Dew


SIMPLICITY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How happy is the little stone
Last Line: In casual simplicity.
Subject(s): Simplicity; Stones; Granite; Rocks


SLEEP IS SUPPOSED TO BE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That is the break of day
Subject(s): Sleep' Morning; Death


SLEEPING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A long, long sleep, a famous sleep
Last Line: Nor once look up for noon?
Subject(s): Sleep


SO BASHFUL WHEN I SPIED HER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But I shall never tell!
Subject(s): Modesty


SO GAY A FLOWER BEREAVED THE MIND, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Tradition ought to know
Subject(s): Beauty


SO PROUD SHE WAS TO DIE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Almost to jealousy —
Subject(s): Death; Pride


SO SET ITS SUN IN THEE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Thy shore?


SO, FROM THE MOULD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Gaze perplexedly!
Subject(s): Peasantry


SOFTENED BY TIME'S CONSUMMATE PLUSH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: So easy to repair
Subject(s): Children; Despair; Time; Healing


SOME DAYS RETIRED FROM THE REST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or was obliged to die
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


SOME KEEP THE SABBATH GOING TO CHURCH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I'm going, all along
Subject(s): Sabbath; Worship


SOME RAINBOW COMING FROM THE FAIR!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or what circassian land?
Subject(s): Spring; Nature


SOME THINGS THAT FLY THERE BE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: How still the riddle lies!
Subject(s): Sky


SOME, TOO FRAGILE FOR WINTER WINDS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Lambs for whom time had not a fold
Subject(s): Winter; Cold


SOUL, WILT THOU TOSS AGAIN?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Raffle for my soul!
Subject(s): Soul


SOUTH WINDS JOSTLE THEM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Present them here!
Subject(s): Bees; Butterflies; Wind


SOWN IN DISHONOR?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A circumstance or two!
Subject(s): Bible; Paul, Saint (First Century)


SPEECH IS A SYMPTOM OF AFFECTION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Yet had not seen!
Subject(s): Speech; Silence; Apostles


SPLIT THE LARK AND YOU'LL FIND THE MUSIC, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Now, do you doubt that your bird was true?
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


STEP LIGHTLY ON THIS NARROW SPOT!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Her deathless syllable


SUCCESS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Success is counted sweetest / by those who never succeed
Last Line: Break, agonized and clear.
Subject(s): Failure; Success


SUMMER BEGINS TO HAVE THE LOOK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Recalls to immortality
Subject(s): Summer; Autumn; Immortality


SUMMER FOR THEE GRANT I MAY BE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Thy flower - forevermore!
Subject(s): Summer; Anemone


SUMMER SHOWER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A drop fell on the apple tree / another on the roof
Last Line: And signed the fete away.
Subject(s): Rain; Summer


SUNSET AND SUNRISE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'll tell you how the sun rose
Last Line: And led the flock away.
Subject(s): Sun


SUPERFLUOUS WERE THE SUN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: From an abundant sky
Subject(s): Sun


SURGEONS MUST BE VERY CAREFUL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Stirs the culprit — life!
Subject(s): Surgery


SUSPENSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Elysium is as far as to
Last Line: The opening of a door!
Subject(s): Love


SWEET HOURS HAVE PERISHED HERE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Now fallow in the tomb
Subject(s): Time


TAKEN FROM MEN THIS MORNING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Our departed are
Subject(s): Death – Children; Funerals; Heaven


TAKING OFF EMILY DICKINSON'S CLOTHES, by BILLY COLLINS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: First, her tippet made of tulle
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Love - Erotic; Love


TALK WITH PRUDENCE TO A BEGGAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Have sometimes proved deadly sweet!
Subject(s): Begging & Beggars


TEACHING EMILY DICKINSON, by RACHEL HADAS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What starts as one more monday morning class
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


TELL ALL THE TRUTH BUT TELL IT SLANT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or every man be blind
Subject(s): Truth


THAT IS SOLEMN WE HAVE ENDED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Still to be explained
Subject(s): Death


THAT IT WILL NEVER COME AGAIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Precisely opposite
Subject(s): Mortality


THAT LOVE IS ALL THERE IS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Proportioned to the groove
Subject(s): Love


THAT SHE FORGOT ME WAS THE LEAST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A something like a shame
Subject(s): Unfaithfulness; Shame


THAT SUCH HAVE DIED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: That such have died enables us
Last Line: For immortality.
Subject(s): Immortality; Life Change Events


THE BALLOON, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You've seen balloons set, haven't you?
Last Line: 't was only a balloon
Subject(s): Balloons


THE BAT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: His eccentricities.
Subject(s): Animals; Bats


THE BATTLEFIELD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They dropped like flakes, they dropped like stars
Last Line: Can summon every face.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE BEE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Like trains of cars on tracks of plush
Last Line: Of clovers and of noon!
Subject(s): Bees; Insects; Beekeeping; Bugs


THE BEE IS NOT AFRAID OF ME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Wherefore, o summer's day?
Subject(s): Nature


THE BIBLE IS AN ANTIQUE VOLUME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: It did not condemn
Subject(s): Bible


THE BLUEBIRD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before you thought of spring, / except as a surmise
Last Line: But his seraphic self!
Subject(s): Birds; Bluebirds


THE BLUNDER IS TO ESTIMATE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: As this eternity
Subject(s): Future Life


THE BONE THAT HAS NO MARROW, by EMILY DICKINSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Confronting us again!
Subject(s): Bones


THE BOOK OF MARTYRS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Read, sweet, how others strove
Last Line: Into renown!
Subject(s): Martyrs


THE BRAIN - IS WIDER THAN THE SKY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: As syllable from sound
Subject(s): Mind, The


THE BRAIN, WITHIN ITS GROOVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And blotted out the mills!
Subject(s): Mind, The


THE BUTTERFLY OBTAINS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For immortality 
Subject(s): Butterflies; Immortality


THE BUTTERYFLY'S ASSUMPTION-GOWN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line:  in a new england town!
Subject(s): Butterflies; New England


THE CHARIOT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Because I could not stop for death, / he kindly stopped for me
Last Line: Were toward eternity--
Subject(s): Death; Future Life; Holidays; Immortality; Mortality; Mourning; New Year; Religion; Dead, The; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Bereavement; Theology


THE CLOUDS THEIR BACKS TOGETHER LAID, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Nor vengance ever comes
Subject(s): Nature


THE CONTRACT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I gave myself to him
Last Line: Insolvent, every noon.
Subject(s): Love - Marital; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


THE DAISY FOLLOWS SOFT THE SUN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Night's possibility!
Subject(s): Daisies; Sun; Love


THE DECONSTRUCTION OF EMILY DICKINSON, by GALWAY KINNELL    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: The lecture had ended when I came in
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


THE DEVIL, HAD HE FIDELITY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Were thoroughly divine
Subject(s): Devil; Fidelity


THE DISTANCE THAT THE DEAD HAVE GONE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: With their dear retrospect
Subject(s): Death, Return From


THE DUTIES OF THE WIND ARE FEW, by EMILY DICKINSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: However, know not I
Subject(s): Wind


THE DYING NEED BUT LITTLE, DEAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Perceive, when you are gone
Subject(s): Death


THE ECLAT OF DEATH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Had he the power to spurn!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1307;poem: 1363
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE FACE WE CHOOSE TO MISS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: When it has rode away
Subject(s): Absense


THE FARTHEST THUNDER THAT I HEARD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Its explanation found
Subject(s): Storms


THE FEET OF PEOPLE WALKING HOME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Such resurrection pours!
Subject(s): Homecoming


THE FIRST LESSON, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not in this world to see his face
Last Line: Himself could have the skies.
Subject(s): Love


THE FOLD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let down the bars, o death
Last Line: Too tender to be told.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1065;poem: 1117
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE FORGOTTEN GRAVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: After a hundred years / nobody knows the place
Last Line: Dropped by memory.
Subject(s): Death; Memory; Dead, The


THE FUTURE NEVER SPOKE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Fate's — telegram — to him
Subject(s): Future


THE GENTIAN WEAVES HER FRINGES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And of the breeze — amen!
Subject(s): Sickness; Nature


THE GLEAM OF AN HEROIC ACT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: By the imagination
Subject(s): Imagination


THE GOAL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Each life converges to some centre / expressed or still
Last Line: Again.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 680;poem: 724


THE GRASS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The grass so little has to do
Last Line: I wish I were a hay!
Subject(s): Grass; Spring


THE GRAVE MY LITTLE COTTAGE IS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In strong society
Subject(s): Home


THE HEALED HEART SHOWS ITS SHALLOW STAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than such fidelity
Subject(s): Healing; Hearts; Fidelity


THE HEART ASKS PLEASURE FIRST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The privilege to die
Subject(s): Personal Rights; Death


THE HEMLOCK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I think the hemlock likes to stand
Last Line: And dnieper wrestlers run.
Subject(s): Hemlocks


THE HILLS ERECT THEIR PURPLE HEADS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A curiosity
Subject(s): Mankind; Nature


THE INCIDENTS OF LOVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is the minute per cents
Subject(s): Love


THE INUNDATION OF THE SPRING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For that peninsula
Subject(s): Water


THE JAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No brigadier throughout the year
Last Line: That leaves this neighbor out.
Subject(s): Birds; Bluejays


THE JOURNEY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our journey had advanced
Last Line: And god at every gate.
Subject(s): Future Life; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


THE LARGEST FIRE EVER KNOWN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To be again burned down
Subject(s): Fire


THE LAST NIGHT THAT SHE LIVED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Our faith to regulate
Subject(s): Death


THE LEAVES, LIKE WOMEN, INTERCHANGE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To notoriety
Subject(s): Leaves; Women; Secrets


THE LETTER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Going to him! Happy letter! Tell him
Last Line: "gesture, coquette, and shake your head!"
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Letters; Love; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


THE LONELY HOUSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I know some lonely houses off the road
Last Line: Think that the sunrise left the door ajar!
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Supernatural


THE LONG SIGH OF THE FROG, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For corporal release
Subject(s): Frogs


THE LOOK OF THEE, WHAT IS IT LIKE?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That thou shalt be the same
Subject(s): Human Behavior


THE LOST JEWEL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I held a jewel in my fingers / and went to sleep
Last Line: Is all I own.
Subject(s): Jewelry & Jewelers; Rings; Bracelets; Necklaces


THE LOST THOUGHT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I felt a cleavage [or, cleaving] in my mind
Last Line: Like balls upon a floor.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 937;poem: 867


THE LOVERS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rose did caper on her cheek
Last Line: Ticked softly into one.
Subject(s): Love


THE LUXURY TO APPREHEND, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The consciousness of thee
Subject(s): Love


THE MARTYRS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through the straight [or, strait] pass of suffering
Last Line: Wades so, through polar air.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 792;poem: 187
Subject(s): Martyrs


THE MASTER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He fumbles at your spirit [or, soul]
Last Line: That scalps your naked soul.
Subject(s): God


THE MISSING ALL PREVENTED ME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For curiosity
Subject(s): Indifference


THE MOON, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon was but a chin of gold
Last Line: Her dimities of blue.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 737
Subject(s): Moon


THE MOON IS DISTANT FROM THE SEA, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Thine eye impose on me
Subject(s): Moon; Sea


THE MOON UPON HER FLUENT ROUTE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: As dawn forgets them — now
Subject(s): Moon; Stars


THE MOUNTAIN SAT UPON THE PLAIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of dawn, the ancestor
Subject(s): Mountains


THE MURMURING OF BEES, HAS CEASED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than persons, that we know
Subject(s): Nature


THE MUSHROOM IS THE ELF OF PLANTS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That mushroom — it is him!
Subject(s): Mushrooms


THE MYSTERY OF EMILY DICKINSON, by MARVIN BELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sometimes the weather goes on for days
Last Line: Unless there was time, and eternity's plenty.
Subject(s): Clothing & Dress; Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Poetry & Poets; Women


THE MYSTERY OF PAIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pain has an element of blank; / it cannot recollect
Last Line: New periods of pain.
Subject(s): Pain; Suffering; Misery


THE NEAREST DREAM RECEDES, UNREALIZED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That brews that rare variety!
Subject(s): Dreams


THE NIGHT WAS WIDE, AND FURNISHED SCANT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The sleet — than may, no thee
Subject(s): Winter


THE ONE THAT COULD REPEAT THE SUMMER DAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: His name — remain
Subject(s): Sun; Evening


THE ONES THAT DISAPPEARED ARE BACK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The other side is may
Subject(s): Seasons


THE ONLY GHOST I EVER SAW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Since that appalling day!
Subject(s): Ghosts


THE OVERTAKELESSNESS OF THOSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Beyond the hope of touch
Subject(s): Death


THE PAST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The past is such a curious creature
Last Line: Might yet reply!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1203;poem: 1273
Subject(s): Past


THE PEDIGREE OF HONEY , by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is aristocracy
Subject(s): Bees


THE PROPS ASSIST THE HOUSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Affirming it a soul
Subject(s): Houses; Building & Builders; Soul


THE RAILWAY TRAIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I like to see it lap the miles
Last Line: At its own stable door.
Subject(s): Animals; Horses; Railroads; Rivers; Railways; Trains


THE RAT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rat is the concisest tenant
Last Line: Equilibrium.
Subject(s): Rats


THE RETICENT VOLCANO KEEPS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is immortality
Subject(s): Volcanoes; Immortality


THE RIGHT TO PERISH MIGHT BE THOUGHT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To pay you scrutiny
Subject(s): Human Rights; Death


THE ROBIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The robin is the one
Last Line: And sanctity are best.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 828;poem: 501
Subject(s): Robins


THE SEA, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: An everywhere of silver, / with ropes of sand
Last Line: The track called land.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 884;poem: 931
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


THE SEA OF SUNSET, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is the land the sunset washes, / these are the banks of
Last Line: Dip, and vanish with fairy sails.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 266;poem: 297


THE SEA SAID 'COME' TO THE BROOK, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Wisdom is stale to me
Subject(s): Brooks; Sea; Wisdom


THE SECRET (1), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have not told my garden yet
Last Line: One will walk to-day!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 50;poem: 40


THE SHELTER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The body grows outside
Last Line: In timid honesty
Subject(s): Body, Human; Soul


THE SHOW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The show is not the show / but they that go
Last Line: Both went to see.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1206;poem: 1270


THE SKIES CAN'T KEEP THEIR SECRET!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In your new-fashioned world!
Subject(s): Gossip; News


THE SNAKE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A narrow fellow in the grass
Last Line: And zero at the bone.
Subject(s): Animals; Snakes; Serpents; Vipers


THE SNOW, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It sifts from leaden sieves
Last Line: Denying they have been.
Subject(s): Snow


THE SOUL SHOULD ALWAYS STAND AJAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Her visitor, no more 
Subject(s): Soul


THE SOUL THAT HAS A GUEST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The emperor of men
Subject(s): Guests


THE SOUL UNTO ITSELF, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The soul should stand in awe
Subject(s): Soul


THE SOUL'S STORM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It struck me every day / the lightning was as new
Last Line: And left it in the sky.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 362
Subject(s): Soul; Storms


THE SOUL'S SUPERIOR INSTANTS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of immortality
Subject(s): Immortality; Soul


THE SPIDER AS AN ARTIST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I take thee by the hand
Subject(s): Spiders


THE SPRINGTIME'S PALLID LANDSCAPE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: When sacrament is done
Subject(s): Spring


THE STARS ARE OLD, THAT STOOD FOR ME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Twas victory was slain
Subject(s): Aging


THE STIMULUS BEYOND THE GRAVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Afforded day by day
Subject(s): Future Life


THE STORM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There came a wind like a bugle
Last Line: And yet abide the world!
Subject(s): Storms


THE SUBURBS OF A SECRET, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To scrutinize the sleep
Subject(s): Secrets


THE SUN JUST TOUCHED THE MORNING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Henceforth — her only one!
Subject(s): Love – Unrequited; Sun; Morning


THE SUN KEPT SETTING - SETTING - STILL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I'm not afraid to know
Subject(s): Sun; Death


THE SWEETS OF PILLAGE CAN BE KNOWN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is his divinest grief
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Grief; Integrity


THE THOUGHT BENEATH SO SLIGHT A FILM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or mists – the apennine
Subject(s): Metaphor


THE TREASON OF AN ACCENT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of sanctity to be


THE WAKING YEAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A lady red upon [or, amid] the hill
Last Line: Were nothing very odd!
Subject(s): Spring


THE WAY I READ A LETTER'S - THIS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The heaven god bestow
Subject(s): Letters


THE WIFE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She rose to his requirement, dropped
Last Line: The fathoms they abide.
Subject(s): Love - Marital; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


THE WIND (2), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of all the sounds despatched abroad
Last Line: In seamless company.
Subject(s): Wind


THE WIND'S VISIT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The wind tapped like a tired man
Last Line: And I became alone.
Subject(s): Wind


THE WINDS DREW OFF, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Beware an austrian
Subject(s): Wind; Nature


THE WORLD IS NOT CONCLUSION, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This world is not conclusion
Subject(s): Immortality


THEIR HEIGHT IN HEAVEN COMFORTS NOT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "keeps pleading — ""I don't know."
Subject(s): Heaven


THERE CAME A DAY AT SUMMER'S FULL, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Justified — through calvaries of love
Subject(s): Summer; Time; Heaven


THERE IS A FLOWER THAT BEES PREFER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: What cancelled by the frost
Subject(s): Nature


THERE IS A PAIN - SO UTTER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Would drop him — bone by bone
Subject(s): Pain; Memory


THERE IS A SHAME OF NOBLENESS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But that's — behind the grave
Subject(s): Shame


THERE IS A SOLITUDE OF SPACE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Finite infinity
Subject(s): Solitude; Privacy


THERE IS A WORD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "is a soul ""forgot""!"
Subject(s): Time; Language


THERE IS ANOTHER LONELINESS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: By mortal numeral
Subject(s): Solitude


THERE'S A CERTAIN SLANT OF LIGHT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: On the look of death
Subject(s): Winter; Light; Death


THERE'S BEEN A DEATH IN THE OPPOSITE HOUSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In just a country town 
Subject(s): Death


THERE'S SOMETHING QUIETER THAN SLEEP, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Remark that birds have fled!
Subject(s): Corpses


THESE ARE THE DAYS THAT REINDEER LOVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And finland of the year
Subject(s): Winter; Finland


THEY SAY THAT 'TIME ASSUAGES', by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: There was no malady
Subject(s): Pain; Time


THEY SHUT ME UP IN PROSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And laugh — no more have I 
Subject(s): Children; Growth


THEY WON'T FROWN ALWAYS, SOME SWEET DAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That filled the lisping full
Subject(s): Cold


THIS IS MY LETTER TO THE WORLD, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Judge tenderly — of me
Subject(s): Letters; Poetry & Poets; Judgments


THIS MERIT HATH THE WORST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than it resists — the hound
Subject(s): Fate


THIS WAS A POET - IT IS THAT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Exterior — to time
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THIS WAS IN THE WHITE OF THE YEAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Sometimes, almost more
Subject(s): Spring; Winter; Memory


THIS WORLD IS NOT CONCLUSION (DIFFERENT VERSION), by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This world is not conclusion
Last Line: And crucifixion known.
Subject(s): Immortality


THOSE FINAL CREATURES, - WHO THEY ARE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But just the summer knows
Subject(s): Summer


THOUGH I GET HOME HOW LATE, HOW LATE!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Beguiles the centuries of way!
Subject(s): Homecoming


THREE WEEKS PASSED SINCE I HAD SEEN HER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Which be out of sight?
Subject(s): Absense


THROUGH LANE IT LAY, THROUGH BRAMBLE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: These children fluttered home
Subject(s): Travel; Fear


TIME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Look back on time with kindly eyes
Last Line: In human nature's west!
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1478;poem: 1251
Subject(s): Time


TIS LITTLE I COULD CARE FOR PEARLS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Continual upon me
Subject(s): Materialism


TIS SO MUCH JOY! 'TIS SO MUCH JOY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And might o'erwhelm me so!
Subject(s): Happiness


TIS SUNRISE, LITTLE MAID, HAST THOU, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: I might have aided — thee
Subject(s): Death


TIS WHITER THAN AN INDIAN PIPE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: It be not tragedy


TITLE DIVINE – IS MINE! , by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is this — the way?
Subject(s): Names


TO EMILY DICKINSON, by MARY BOWEN BRAINERD    Poem Text            
First Line: A harp aeolian, on a lonely sill
Last Line: Yet bearing ever nature's sad refrain.
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Universities & Colleges - Faculty; Wellesley College


TO EMILY DICKINSON, by HAROLD HART CRANE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You who desire so much - in vain to ask
Alternate Author Name(s): Crane, Hart
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


TO EMILY DICKINSON, by YVOR WINTERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear emily, my tears would burn your page,
Last Line: In that hard argument which led to god
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


TO FIGHT ALOUD IS VERY BRAVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And uniforms of snow 
Subject(s): Heroism; Self-criticism


TO HANG OUR HEAD OSTENSIBLY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Upon a plane of gauze!
Subject(s): Humility


TO HEAR AN ORIOLE SING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: "no sir! In thee!"
Subject(s): Orioles; Songs


TO HELP OUR BLEAKER PARTS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Drill silently for heaven
Subject(s): Heaven


TO KNOW JUST HOW HE SUFFERED WOULD BE DEAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Meet - and the junction be eternity?
Subject(s): Death


TO LEARN THE TRANSPORT BY THE PAIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of the mysterious bard!
Subject(s): Pain


TO LOSE ONE'S FAITH - SURPASS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And being's — beggary
Subject(s): Faith


TO LOSE THEE, SWEETER THAN TO GAIN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: No caspian could be
Subject(s): Love – Loss Of


TO LOVE THEE, YEAR BY YEAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And so I pieced it, with a flower, now
Subject(s): Love – Nature Of


TO MAKE A PRAIRIE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee
Last Line: If bees are few.
Subject(s): Prairies; Plains


TO MY QUICK EAR THE LEAVES CONFERRED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To make me visible
Subject(s): Privacy


TO PILE LIKE THUNDER TO ITS CLOSE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: For none see god and live
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Love


TO SEE HER IS A PICTURE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Were shining in your hand
Subject(s): Friendship


TO TELL THE BEAUTY WOULD DECREASE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of introspective mines
Subject(s): Transcience; Beauty


TO THE STAUNCH DUST WE SAFE COMMIT THEE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Passenger of infinity!
Subject(s): Funerals


TO THIS APARTMENT DEEP, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: By any man but god
Subject(s): God


TO VENERATE THE SIMPLE DAYS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Termed mortality!
Subject(s): Mortality; Conduct Of Life


TO-DAY OR THIS NOON, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Now past surmise
Subject(s): Absense


TOO COLD IS THIS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But just an asterisk
Subject(s): Cold


TOO LATE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Delayed till she had ceased to know
Last Line: Doubtful if it be crowned!
Subject(s): Time


TRIUMPH MAY BE OF SEVERAL KINDS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: By faith
Subject(s): Death; Faith


TRYING TO FORGET, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bereaved of all, I went abroad
Last Line: Remained in memory.
Variant Title(s): Poem: 784;poem: 886
Subject(s): Graves; Memory; Tombs; Tombstones


TWAS A LONG PARTING, BUT THE TIME, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The unobtrusive guest
Subject(s): Farewell


TWAS COMFORT IN HER DYING ROOM, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And this of ours must die
Subject(s): Death; Time


TWAS LATER WHEN THE SUMMER WENT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Keeps esoteric time
Subject(s): Crickets; Time; Seasons


TWAS SUCH A LITTLE, LITTLE BOAT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: My little craft was lost!
Subject(s): Boats; Loss


TWAS WARM - AT FIRST - LIKE US, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: But dropped like adamant
Subject(s): Death


TWO LENGTHS HAS EVERY DAY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Remain thou as thou art
Subject(s): Time


TWO SWIMMERS WRESTLED ON THE SPAR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And hands – beseeching – thrown!
Subject(s): Swimming; Ships & Shipping


TWO VOYAGERS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Two butterflies went out at noon
Last Line: Report was not to me.
Subject(s): Butterflies; Insects; Bugs


UNDUE SIGNIFICANCE A STARVING MAN ATTACHES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Was savory
Subject(s): Food & Eating


UNTO MY BOOKS SO GOOD TO TURN, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And satisfy — obtained
Subject(s): Books


UPON THE GALLOWS HUNG A WRETCH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Oh, what a livid boon!
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Mothers & Sons


UTTERANCE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I found the phrase [or, word] to every thought
Last Line: Or noon in mazarin?
Variant Title(s): Poem: 581;poem: 436


VANISHED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She died - this was the way she died
Last Line: Upon the mortal side.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


VICTORY COMES LATE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Who of little love — know how to starve 
Subject(s): God; Food


VISITING EMILY DICKINSON'S GRAVE WITH ROBERT FRANCIS, by ROBERT BLY                Poet's Biography
First Line: Robert francis has moved, since his stroke, into town, and he takes
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Francis, Robert (1901-1987)


VOLCANOES BE IN SICILY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Vesuvius at home
Subject(s): Volcanoes


WAIT TILL THE MAJESTY OF DEATH, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Receives unblushingly!
Subject(s): Death; God


WATER IS TAUGHT BY THIRST, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Birds, by the snow
Subject(s): Nature


WE COVER THEE, SWEET FACE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: If thou would'st take it — now
Subject(s): Farewell


WE LEARN IN THE RETREATING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: It was — before
Subject(s): Learning


WE NEVER KNOW WE GO, - WHEN WE ARE GOING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And we accost no more
Subject(s): Fate


WE OUTGROW LOVE LIKE OTHER THINGS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Like costumes grandsires wore
Subject(s): Love – Nature Of


WE PLAY AT PASTE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Practicing sands
Subject(s): Jewelry & Jewelers


WE SHOULD NOT MIND SO SMALL A FLOWER, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And dandelions gold
Subject(s): Nature; Seasons; Melancholy


WE SPY THE FORESTS AND THE HILLS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Some wednesday afternoon?
Subject(s): Nature


WE THIRST AT FIRST, - 'TIS NATURE'S ACT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Termed immortality
Subject(s): Water


WHAT IF I SAY I SHALL NOT WAIT?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or who died—yesterday!
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Death


WHAT INN IS THIS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Who are these below?
Subject(s): Cemeteries


WHAT MYSTERY PERVADES A WELL!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The nearer her they get
Subject(s): Water; Wells


WHAT SOFT, CHERUBIC CREATURES, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Be so — ashamed of thee
Subject(s): Women


WHEN ETNA BASKS AND PURRS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Security is loud
Subject(s): Etna (Volcano)


WHEN I HOPED I FEARED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Who hath suffered him
Subject(s): Perseverance


WHEN I WAS SMALL, A WOMAN DIED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In yonder maryland
Subject(s): Death – Mothers; Death – Children; American Civil War


WHEN NIGHT IS ALMOST DONE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That frightened — but an hour
Subject(s): Night; Time


WHEN ROSES CEASE TO BLOOM, DEAR, SIR, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Then take my flowers — pray!
Subject(s): Transience


WHERE EVERY BIRD IS BOLD TO GO, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Must thrust the tears away
Subject(s): Courage


WHERE SHIPS OF PURPLE GENTLY TOSS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And then—the wharf is still!
Subject(s): Evening


WHETHER MY BARK WENT DOWN AT SEA, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Out upon the bay
Subject(s): Boats; Soul


WHILE I WAS A FEARING, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A whole existence through 
Subject(s): Fear


WHO IS IT SEEKS MY PILLOW NIGHTS?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The phosphorus of god
Subject(s): Children; Night


WHO NEVER LOST, ARE UNPREPARED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: On this soldier's brow!
Subject(s): Pizarro, Francisco (1475-1521); Adventure & Adventurers


WHO NEVER WANTED, - MADDEST JOY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Should disentrall thy soul
Subject(s): Human Behavior


WHO ROBBED THE WOODS?, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: What will the fir-tree – say?
Subject(s): Deforestation


WHO WERE 'THE FATHER AND THE SON', by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To own the miracle
Subject(s): Christianity


WHOSE ARE THE LITTLE BEDS,' I ASKED, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: When april woods are red
Subject(s): Beds; Sleep


WILD NIGHTS! WILD NIGHTS!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wild nights! Wild nights! / were I with thee
Last Line: In thee
Subject(s): Passion


WITCHCRAFT HAS NOT A PEDIGREE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: The moment of our death
Subject(s): Witchcraft & Witches; Death


WITH FLOWERS, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If recollecting were forgetting
Last Line: That gathered these to-day!
Subject(s): Flowers


WITHIN MY REACH!, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: That passed, an hour ago!
Subject(s): Opportunity


YOU CANNOT PUT A FIRE OUT, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And tell your cedar floor
Subject(s): Fire; Floods


YOUR RICHES TAUGHT ME POVERTY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: While just a girl at school
Subject(s): Nostalgia; Childhood Memories; School