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Of Course–I prayed

Of Course–I prayed

January 10, 2019

In this week's Poem Moment, Emily Dickinson explores loss of faith, or perhaps a change in her faith.

1.37 The Angle of a Landscape

1.37 The Angle of a Landscape

December 7, 2018

In "The Angle of a Landscape," Emily Dickinson praises the view she can see every day through a gap in her curtains.

Besides the Autumn poets sing

Besides the Autumn poets sing

November 30, 2018

Dickenson aptly describes the mood of this time of year in her poem, "Besides the Autumn poets sing."

I’m saying every day

I’m saying every day

November 15, 2018

If you were king or queen for a day, what would you do? In this poem moment we explore Dickinson's poem, "I’m saying every day, " which is about a young woman preparing for unexpected royalty,

A precious—mouldering pleasure—’tis—

A precious—mouldering pleasure—’tis—

November 9, 2018

In this Poem Moment we enjoy the friendship of old books through the poem. "A precious--mouldering pleasure--'tis," by Emily Dickinson.

These are the days when Birds come back—

These are the days when Birds come back—

November 1, 2018

In this poem moment, Emily Dickinson celebrates the sunny days of Autumn through her poem, 

"These are the days when Birds come back—."

Through lane it lay–through bramble–

Through lane it lay–through bramble–

October 25, 2018

This week's Poem Moment, "Through lane it lay--through bramble--," an Emily Dickinson poem that shows childhood dangers of which adults are unaware.

Dare you see a Soul at the White Heat?

Dare you see a Soul at the White Heat?

October 18, 2018

This Poem Moment focuses on Emily Dickinson's  "Dare you see a Soul at the White Heat?" This poem explores the nature and power of the human soul.

The Gentian weaves her fringes–

The Gentian weaves her fringes–

October 11, 2018

This Poem Moment, focuses on Emily Dickinson's "The Gentian weaves her fringes--," a funeral for the passing of summer.

Death sets a Thing significant

Death sets a Thing significant

September 27, 2018

In this poem, Emily Dickinson's, "Death sets a Thing significant," explores how the value of objects change when they are associated with a loved one who dies.

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