Tag Archives: Emily Dickinson

A Desk with a View

Lucy Honeychurch, protagonist of E. M. Forester’s A Room with a View, arrives in Florence only to be disappointed by the view from her room at the Pensione Bertolini–an insignificant internal courtyard. The eccentric and generous Mr. Emerson offers to … Continue reading

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I’m nobody and so are you

It was the fall  of 1884 and I was in Amherst watching the leaves fall to the ground. The maple trees were dripping red and yellow foliage. In awe, I signed up for a watercolor class with the intent of … Continue reading

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More embroidered poetry and Emily Dickinson

Originally posted on A poem for every day:
“Why do I love” You, Sir? Because— The Wind does not require the Grass To answer—Wherefore when He pass She cannot keep Her place. Because He knows—and Do not You— And We…

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Huge, Nearly-Wordless, Embroidered Facsimiles of Emily Dickinson’s Handwritten Manuscripts, by Jen Bervin

Originally posted on literodditi:
Emily Dickinson’s poems went unpublished during her life and for decades after her death. When they were published, nearly all of her creative, idiosyncratic punctuation and personal notation marks were deleted or changed to more familiar,…

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