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Emily Dickinson Poems

Poem Lyrics of Some of the Best Emily Dickinson Poems


Here are the poem lyrics of some of the best Emily Dickinson poems. To make your browsing more effective, I have included a bit of each poem after the title.

A Bird Came Down
Emily Dickinson
A bird came down the walk:
He did not know I saw;

A Door Just Opened on a Street
Emily Dickinson
A door just opened on a street--
I, lost, was passing by--

A Drop Fell on the Apple Tree
Emily Dickinson
A drop fell on the apple tree
Another on the roof;

A Light Exists in Spring
Emily Dickinson
A light exists in spring
Not present on the year

A Long, Long Sleep, a Famous Sleep
Emily Dickinson
A long, long sleep, a famous sleep
That makes no show for dawn

A Narrow Fellow in the Grass
Emily Dickinson
A narrow fellow in the grass
Occasionally rides;

A Thought Went up My Mind To-Day
Emily Dickinson
A thought went up my mind to-day
That I have had before,

After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes
Emily Dickinson
After great pain, a formal feeling comes
The Nerves sit ceremonious, like Tombs

Because I Could Not Stop for Death
Emily Dickinson
Because I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me;

Death Sets a Thing of Significant
Emily Dickinson
Death sets a thing significant
The eye had hurried by,

Delight Becomes Pictorial
Emily Dickinson
Delight becomes pictorial
When viewed through pain,--

Departed to the Judgment
Emily Dickinson
Departed to the judgment,
A mighty afternoon;

Each Life Converges to Some Centre
Emily Dickinson
Each life converges to some centre
Expressed or still;

For Each Ecstatic Instant
Emily Dickinson
For each ecstatic instant
We must an anguish pay

God Gave a Loaf to Every Bird
Emily Dickinson
God gave a loaf to every bird,
But just a crumb to me;

God Permit Industrious Angels
Emily Dickinson
God permit industrious angels
Afternoons to play.

He Fumbles at Your Spirit
Emily Dickinson
He fumbles at your spirit
As players at the keys

Heaven Is What I Cannot Reach!!
Emily Dickinson
Heaven is what I cannot reach!
The apple on the tree,

Hope is the Thing With Feathers
Emily Dickinson
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,

I Cannot Live With You
Emily Dickinson
I cannot live with you,
It would be life,

I Died for Beauty But Was Scarce
Emily Dickinson
I died for beauty but was scarce
Adjusted in the tomb,

I Felt a Funeral in My Brain
Emily Dickinson
I felt a funeral in my brain,
And mourners, to and fro,

I Found the Phrase to Every Thought
Emily Dickinson
I found the phrase to every thought
I ever had, but one;

I Had Been Hungry All the Years
Emily Dickinson
I had been hungry all the years-
My noon had come, to dine-

I Had No Time to Hate, Because
Emily Dickinson
I had no time to hate, because
The grave would hinder me,

I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died
Emily Dickinson
I heard a fly buzz when I died;
The stillness round my form

I Like to See It Lap the Miles
Emily Dickinson
I like to see it lap the miles,
And lick the valleys up,

I Lived on Dread; to Those Who Know
Emily Dickinson
I lived on dread; to those who know
The stimulus there is

I Measure Every Grief I Meet
Emily Dickinson
I measure every grief I meet
With analytic eyes;

I Never Hear the Word "Escape"
Emily Dickinson
I never hear the word "escape"
Without a quicker blood,

I Never Saw a Moor
Emily Dickinson
I never saw a moor,
I never saw the sea;

I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed
Emily Dickinson
I taste a liquor never brewed,
From tankards scooped in pearl;

If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking
Emily Dickinson
If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain;

If You Were Coming in the Fall
Emily Dickinson
If you were coming in the fall,
I'd brush the summer by

I'm Nobody! Who Are You?
Emily Dickinson
I'm nobody! Who are you?
Are you nobody, too?

Success is Counted Sweetest
Emily Dickinson
Success is counted sweetest
By those who ne'er succeed.

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