Tag Archives: Emily Dickinson

In Search of Better Thoughts

When I told my friend Dorothy I was trying to overcome my muteness, she wrote to me about white lilacs. In their brief season, she said, they are “white like brides, with less than a month of blooming, not questioning … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Poem(s): Revisiting Emily Dickinson…and Some Poetry in Lotion

We have known her for a long, long time, that belle of Amherst, and many of her poems are so familiar we recite them from memory. But I’ve recently been browsing through a great collection of her works, and she … Continue reading

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