Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts. Although part of a prominent family with strong ties to its community, Dickinson lived much of her life in reclusive isolation.
Born: December 10, 1830, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 15, 1886, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Books: Because I could not stop for Death, The complete poems, MORE
Education: Amherst Academy (1840–1847), Mount Holyoke College
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.
The Soul selects her own Society — Then — shuts the Door — To her divine Majority — Present no more —
Forever is composed of nows.