Poems by Emily Dickinson, FIRST in the Series of Three; formatted into a Digital Web eBook. -- Required reading in some classes, this classic poetry is now in an animated page turning eBook for your enjoyment.
-- FREE TRIAL, Try before you buy. ---- The verses of Emily Dickinson belong emphatically to what Emerson long since called "the Poetry of the Portfolio,"--something produced absolutely without the thought of publication, and solely by way of expression of the writer's own mind.
Such verse must inevitably forfeit whatever advantage lies in the discipline of public criticism and the enforced conformity to accepted ways.
On the other hand, it may often gain something through the habit of freedom and the unconventional utterance of daring thoughts. In the case of the present author, there was absolutely no choice in the matter; she must write thus, or not at all.