Emily Dickinson love

Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Emily Dickinson


Sorry, no definitions found.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The way the speaker below is wholly absorbed by her lover echoes the work of metaphysical poet John Donne; her oddball punctuation recalls Emily Dickinson's poems.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • And, if you want to know how a book earns its place on my "Best of the Year" list, well, to paraphrase Emily Dickinson, you know a book is a winner when it takes the top of your head off.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Fuller—a scholar, critic and feminist—is not as well-known as Emily Dickinson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Clara Barton or other women whose ideas, work and writing made vital contributions to our history.

    Let Them Be Sea Captains!

  • We’ll know it’s good when we feel, to paraphrase Emily Dickinson, as if the tops of our heads were taken off.

    hot metal bridge

  • When you power it up, the screen displays rather charming line drawings of great authors, such as Emily Dickinson or Mark Twain, presumably to make the experience less tecchy and more literary in feel.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • After the great American poet, Emily Dickinson, died, her home in Amherst, Massachusetts was sold to my grandparents, Hervey and Ethel Parke.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • Emily Parke Chase, named after the poet Emily Dickinson, is now a grandmother herself.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • Without an assignment to chase, Ms. Leibovitz traveled instead to historic locales that inspired her, beginning with Emily Dickinson's house in Amherst, Mass.

    Photographer Refocuses Her Lens

  • If there is no frigate like a book, as Emily Dickinson wrote, it's hardly surprising that parents might prefer their teenagers to sail somewhere other than to the lands of rape, substance abuse and mutilation.

    My 'Reprehensible' Take on Teen Literature

  • Now, let's layer on some wiser perspectives: Emily Dickinson, e.e. cummings, Robert Frost, and... ready?...

    Ellen Siminoff: "Imagine" Finding a Song That Moves You


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.