Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Though virtually unknown in her lifetime, Dickinson has come to be regarded with Walt Whitman as one of the two great American poets of the 19th ... more
Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.