Friendship Poems

Friendship Poems by Emily Dickinson

Birthday of but a single pang

by Emily Dickinson Birthday of but a single pang That there are less to come — Afflictive is the Adjective But affluent the doom —

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Emily Dickinson Biography

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born at her family’s homestead in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10, 1830. The Dickinsons were a prominent, though not opulent, family. Emily Dickinson’s paternal grandfather, Samuel […]

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If Nature smiles — the Mother must

By Emily Dickinson If Nature smiles — the Mother must I’m sure, at many a whim Of Her eccentric Family — Is She so much to blame?

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Nature — the Gentlest Mother is

By Emily Dickinson Nature — the Gentlest Mother is, Impatient of no Child — The feeblest — or the waywardest — Her Admonition mild — In Forest — and the […]

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I’m nobody! Who are you?

by Emily Dickinson 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 […]

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My Estate

“My friends are my estate.” ~~ Emily Dickinson

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