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"I dwell in possibility..." Emily Dickinson, 1830-1886
Today is the birthday of poet Emily Dickinson, who was born in Massachusetts on December 10, 1830. Dickinson was a gifted writer who lived in Amherst, now home to the Emily Dickinson Museum. Its website has links to the poet's biography, life, writings, and other items of interest. The museum is open to the public from March to December, and sends out monthly email updates and a biannual newsletter, "A Message from the Meadows" that you can subscribe to.
Find more information about Emily's life, education, and influences at poetryfoundation.org.
Emily wrote well over 1,000 poems during her lifetime; you can read 281 of them at Read book online, the website mentioned in yesterday's blog post.
Emily Dickinson's works live on, and have secured her place in American literature.
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