Emily Dickinson

"Yes, Emily Dickinson, I'm Nobody, too."

Her Life

Emily Dickinson is known for staying in her room writing poems for most of her life. Emily attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley for one year. Some people think she stayed in her room because of a heartsick flow. Emily was famous for her unique poems. She was known for her seclusion from outer world and introvert nature. Emily was a major figure in American Literature. When Emily died her family found almost 1,800 of her poems.

Apology For Her

Apology for her is a short but deep poem. In the poem she is apologizing to one of her friends. Its important because she felt like she let some one down and needed to apologize. This poem has some rhyme in it and it also has consonance. This poem is a breath taking poem, it really can show you how much a person can respect another person.

The Woodpecker

The Woodpecker is a poem about a bird who will search all over pecking at trees to find a worm. What I take from this is to not give up until you get what you want. This poem has rhyme and imagery too. This poem is a good motivational poem.

These-Saw Visions

This is a poem of her imagining to marry a guy she likes. What I am getting from this is she cant have the guy she likes but she like to imagine that she does get him. Its pretty heart touching and sad to me. There is rhyme and imagery in this poem. The poem really shows what love can do

The Dust Behind I Strove To Join

I feel like this poem is about her striving to accomplish something. She wants to accomplish her goal but she is having a hard time. It shows that you have to work hard for what you want accomplished in life. This poem has rhyme. Emily really brought out that you should try your best for what you want in life.http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-dust-behind-i-strove-to-join/