E Dickinson

  • This was a Poet - It is That     |     MS

  • The Brain - is wider than the Sky     |     MS

  • One need not be a Chamber     |     MS

  • I dwell in Possibility     |     MS

  • Publication - is the Auction     |     MS

  • I never lost as much but twice,     |     MS

  • The Battle fought between the Soul     |     MS

  • Drama's Vitallest Expression is the Common Day     |     MS

  • To hear an Oriole sing     |     MS

  • There's a certain Slant of light,     |     MS

  • I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,     |     MS

  • To make a prairie

  • A little Madness in the Spring



  • This Consciousness that is aware     |     MS

  • I stepped from Plank to Plank     |     MS

  • I never saw a Moor -

  • I know that He exists     |     MS

  • Some keep the Sabbath going to Church

  • These are the days when Birds come back

  • Because I could not stop for Death

  • I heard a Fly buzz - when I died     |     MS

  • After great pain, a formal feeling comes     |     MS

  • Dare you see a Soul at the White Heat?


  • 3 SMITHS

  • TRANSCRIPTIONS OF THE POEMS FOLLOW THE EDITORIAL WORK
    OF THOMAS H. JOHNSON IN FINAL HARVEST (© BOSTON: LITTLE, BROWN, 1961) -- EXCEPT I USE A SINGLE HYPHEN TO INDICATE DICKINSON'S DASH.
    MANUSCRIPTS ARE SCANNED FROM THE MANUSCRIPT BOOKS OF EMILY DICKINSON, ED. R. W. FRANKLIN, 2 VOLUMES (© CAMBRIDGE: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1981). DICKINSON'S MANUSCRIPTS ARE IN THE HOUGHTON LIBRARY, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, AND THE AMHERST COLLEGE LIBRARY.