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I Love Emily Dickinson's Poetry

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    "My Garden" - Emily Dickinson - "I Have not told my garden yet, Lest that should conquer me; I have not quite the strength now To break it to the bee. I will not name it in the...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 26, 2013

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    "The Stars Are Old" - Emily Dickinson - "The stars are old, that stood for me— The West a little worn, Yet newer glows the only Gold I ever cared to earn— Presuming on that...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Apr 3, 2013

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    "Much Madness" - "Much madness is divinest sense To a discerning eye; Much sense the starkest madness. ’T is the majority In this, as all, prevails. Assent, and you are sane...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 29, 2013

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    "Hope" - Emily Dickinson - “Hope” is the thing with feathers - That perches in the soul - And sings the tune without the words - And never stops - at all - And sweetest...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 24, 2013

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    Love It,it My Brains Drug of Choice - she had a personality of her own,that`s for shure."i died for beauty" really? but ,to think the world might not have ever heard of...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Mar 15, 2009

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    "On This Long Storm The Rainbow Rose" - Emily Dickinson - "ON this long storm the rainbow rose, On this late morn the sun; The clouds, like listless elephants, Horizons...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 26, 2013

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    "A Coffin" - Emily Dickinson - "A Coffin—is a small Domain, Yet able to contain A Citizen of Paradise In it diminished Plane. A Grave—is a restricted Breadth— Yet ampler...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2013

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    "A Route Of Evanescence" - Emily Dickinson - "A Route of Evanescence, With a revolving Wheel – A Resonance of Emerald A Rush of Cochineal – And every Blossom on the Bush...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 24, 2013

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    "Exhilaration Is The Breeze" - Emily Dickinson - "Exhilaration is the Breeze That lifts us from the ground, And leaves us in another place Whose statement is not found; Returns...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 31, 2013

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    "The Right To Perish" - Emily Dickinson - "The right to perish might be thought An undisputed right, Attempt it, and the Universe upon the opposite Will concentrate its officers...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 31, 2013

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    "God Gave A Loaf" - Emily Dickinson - "God gave a loaf to every bird, But just a crumb to me; I dare not eat it, though I starve,-- My poignant luxury To own it, touch it, prove...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 29, 2013

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    Beautiful Poet - its beautifully haunting and self-destructive, i think she is pure genius, it is so morbid, so real.
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 10, 2008

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    "I Measure Every Grief" - Emily Dickinson - "I measure every grief I meet With analytic eyes; I wonder if it weighs like mine, Or has an easier size. I wonder if they bore it long...
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    "The Butterfly Obtains" - Emily Dickinson - "The Butterfly obtains But little sympathy, Though favorably mentioned In Entomology. Because he travels freely And wears a...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Apr 1, 2013

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    "Remember Me" - Emily Dickinson - “Remember me,” implored the Thief— Oh magnanimity! “My Visitor in Paradise I give thee Guaranty.” That courtesy will fair remain...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Apr 1, 2013

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    There's So Much To Dickinson! - Like a lot of other people, I was forced to read Emily Dickinson's poetry early on in school before I was old enough to get into it and see that it...
    SomethingLikeALady SomethingLikeALady 41-45, F Sep 22, 2013

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    My Favorite. - I'm nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then there's a pair of us - don't tell! They'd banish us, you know! How dreary to be somebody! How public...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    "A Clock Stopped" - Emily Dickinson - "A clock stopped -- not the mantel's Geneva's farthest skill Can't put the puppet bowing That just now dangled still. An awe came on the...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Apr 5, 2013

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    "A Cloud Withdrew From The Sky" - Emily Dickinson - "A Cloud withdrew from the Sky Superior Glory be But that Cloud and its Auxiliaries Are forever lost to me Had I but further...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Apr 3, 2013

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    "I Shall Not Live In Vain" - Emily Dickinson - If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 21, 2013

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    "Heavenly Father" - Emily Dickinson - “Heavenly Father,” take to thee The supreme iniquity, Fashioned by thy candid hand In a moment contraband. Though to trust us seem to...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Apr 1, 2013

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    See Username - I love to make usernames from Dickinson phrases. Dickinson has definitely been hugely influential on me as a writer.
    rowingineden rowingineden 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2010

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    "Death Is A Dialogue" - Emily Dickinson - "DEATH is a dialogue between The spirit and the dust." "Dissolve,” says Death. The Spirit, “Sir, I have another trust...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 27, 2013

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    "A Long Sleep" - Emily Dickinson - "A LONG, long sleep, a famous sleep That makes no show for dawn By stretch of limb or stir of lid,— An independent one. Was ever idleness...
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    "Could Not Stop Death" - Emily Dickinson - "Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality" - Emily...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 29, 2013

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    Best Reason For Love Ever..!! - "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...
    ritu91 ritu91 22-25, F Oct 13, 2013

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    The past is not a package one can lay away. Emily Dickinson
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    "Will There Be A Morning" - Emily Dickinson - "WILL there really be a morning? Is there such a thing as day? Could I see it from the mountains If I were as tall as they? Has it...
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    Em - Yeah, she was one crazy *****! Lol But she was the one who basically started self-reflective poetry. Think about it. She knew what she was talking about, but she was in love...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2008

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    "So Small A Flower" - Emily Dickinson - "We should not mind so small a flower, Except it quiet bring Our little garden that we lost Back to the lawn again. So spicy her...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Apr 1, 2013

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    Hope Is A Thing With Feathers - And I have had a funeral in m brain My daughter is named Emily because this is what my wife talked abou the night we met. Hope is the thing with...
    thykermit thykermit 46-50, M Dec 28, 2012

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    As if you were on fire from within.cc The moon lives in the lining of your skin.
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    I don't really write poetry but love reading it and would like to be able to express myself like poetry hehe
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    Social War A courageous young mother Whose life was no walk in the park Working so so hard so her kids don't suffer She's my definition of a role model No older brothers or...
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    which is a sad story actually so, hi guys, you can call me Christopher, I'm from Indonesia i realized that i'm gay at 7 years old, at that time there is a hole inside my heart and...
    ChristopherLeardno ChristopherLeardno 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Grunge. Boyz II Men. Soulful R&B. This was the decade that I gained my independence. I fell in love. I had my heart broken. I learned valuable life lessons. In some ways I am...
    CLKM CLKM 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Alright! Today has been the most stressful day, only because it's April Fool's. So, one of my stoner friends Nate was sitting in class today, and we were all paying attention, and...
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    I love the Mediterranean section. Hummus, Tabbouleh, Kalmatta, and Hummus (did I already mention hummus? Eh... It bears repeating). The food I is excellent. The price is...
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    I recently watched Spirited Away and gosh I had forgotten how much that movie pierces my heart. I can't explain the internal reaction I have, but the purity of character the people...
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    This April fool's was the best by far in school. These are the classes i pranked my teachers in: 1. Assembly - I had gone to the hall 15 mins early and knew that my head of year...
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    I just finished shopping at Kohl's to get some shoes and place mats. As I was checking out, I noticed a father and teenage son entering the store. He was about 16-17 years old...
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    Back when our favorite child actors were awesome. Before "Bieber Fever" (and Cyrus Virus), musicians had talent. Disney films had life lessons in them. Britney Spears was hot (and...
    djag2007 djag2007 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Full tank suits are really fun to swim in. You slip through the water in womens suits so much better than when compared to mens suits. For any guys out there looking for a good...
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    Happy international transgender day! I imagine there are a lot of us in this group that don't identify as such but that's no reason to not celebrate. Grab your suit and get to a...
    marty080 marty080 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    Who needs April Fool's Day when your whole life is a joke 😂
    SwiftieGirl SwiftieGirl 16-17, F Apr 1

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    I've watched most of them and I love them so much!
    iiArial iiArial 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Especially when women's sweep picking it. Damn, thats really sexyy and hot!! m/
    red4x red4x 26-30, M Apr 2

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    80's electric guitars and Spanish.
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    Ugh being in love makes me feel like ****! Like my insides are twisting and I have no control over what I'm feeling and I hate it!😫
    jinxxypoo134 jinxxypoo134 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't care anymore I wear panties everywhere I no longer wear boxers or briefs I wear panties and if you think that's crazy try it they are so damn comfortable!
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