I measure every Grief I meet
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Famous poets always get their day in the sun on this site.
For all things Dickinson, take a dive into her life in her very own museum.
Read 'em and weep.
Because you didn't know how much you needed to hear this poem from an old guy in an aloha shirt until now.
Supposedly one of only two known Dickinson photographs, this picture was discovered in 2000…on eBay.
A drawing of Emily Dickinson at age nine, sporting a rather mod haircut.
It's morbid, sure, but we have a feeling Em would approve.
Gorgeous penmanship, don't you think?
And no, that's not a body part. Here's what Dickinson's bound groups of poems (fascicles) look like. She used to make these herself, in an early form of self-publishing.