The poet Emily Dickinson died at the age of 55. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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A major American poet, she is known for her reclusive lifestyle and her brilliant, posthumously-published poems. Her numerous poems include “A great Hope fell,” “A Clock stopped,” and “Alone, I cannot be.”
She was born into a prominent Massachusetts family: her paternal grandfather, Samuel Dickinson, was a founder of Amherst College. Emily Dickinson lived most of her adult life in seclusion and never married.
Forever is composed of nows.
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.
Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.