Today is poet Emily Dickinson’s 185th birthday. Let’s celebrate, shall we?
“If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.”-Emily Dickinson
“I dwell in possibility.”-Emily Dickinson
“Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.”–Emily Dickinson
Did you know that you can visit the poet’s home (and that of her older brother, Austin)?
Visiting The Homestead and The Evergreens is on my official Bucket List of Literary Residences and/or Birthplaces.
Go here for up-to-date News & Events. Emily Dickinson’s Birthday Celebration and Open House and A Dickensian Christmas with the Dickinsons look extra magical.
- MY WARS ARE LAID AWAY IN BOOKS: THE LIFE OF EMILY DICKINSON BY ALFRED HABEGGER ($18.04 AT BARNES AND NOBLE)
- WHITE HEAT: THE FRIENDSHIP OF EMILY DICKINSON AND THOMAS WENTWORTH HIGGINSON BY BRENDA WINEAPPLE ($16.23 AT BARNES AND NOBLE)
“Bring me the sunset in a cup.”-Emily Dickinson