Who Is Emily Dickinson?
She’s a jilted bride
Treading Niagara Falls
Nothing but a barrel
To pour her heart into
Or maybe a stage actress… 87 more words
This is a poem by Jorie Graham, from a volume which won the Pulitzer Prize about ten years ago. It is the kind of poem that helps us dig into life and turn it into something extraordinary, like a good dream, making us change how we feel, even showing us the nature of faith: … 216 more words
Auden dedicated the long poem, from which these lines are taken, to his mother. It was published in 1944.
Well, so that is that. Now we must dismantle the tree, 169 more words
It is definitely closing in on the darkest and coldest days of the season, so my Five Star Friday recommendation is to grab some tea and warm up with the poetry of my favorite poet, Emily Dickinson. 480 more words