Emily Dickinson By: Michael Gayton
Basic info • She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts On December 10 1830. • She was a recluse and hardly left her house. • Her friends barely ever saw her they only wrote to each other.
Her poetry • She wrote nearly 1800 poems. • Her work was published after her death. • Dickinson's poems are unique for the era in which she wrote; they contain short lines, typically lack titles, and often use slant rhyme as well as unconventional capitalization and punctuation.
God permits industrious angels • GOD permits industrious angels • Afternoons to play. • I met one,—forgot my school-mates, • All, for him, straightway. • God calls home the angels promptly • 5 • At the setting sun; • I missed mine. How dreary marbles, • After playing Crown!
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