Emily Dickinson — American Poet born on December 10, 1830, died on May 15, 1886

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life. After she studied at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she spent a short time at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family's house in Amherst. Considered an eccentric by the locals, she became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, even leave her room. Most of her friendships were therefore carried out by correspondence. She never married... (wikipedia)

That it will never come again is what makes life sweet.
A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.
They might not need me; but they might. I'll let my head be just in sight; a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.

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