Publish date: February 6th 1999
Publisher: Value Proprietary
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Found this on my shelf one daySo I thought I'd give it a look,I remember wanting to try something newWhen I bought this slim book.Though I enjoy a poetic turn of phraseAs much as the next person,I'm not much of a poetry readerBut at least I can say I've read Dickinson.
Every now and again I read something that is critically acclaimed and I am left absolutely cold by it. I know a lot of people love Dickinson and I know that she was a large influence on Plath who's poetry I really enjoy, but this did nothing for me. Dickinson was a hermit, but why she was so reluc...
"There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away, Nor any Coursers like a Page Of prancing Poetry – This Traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of Toll – How frugal is the Chariot That bears a Human soul."Dickinson's beautiful poetry is so soft, fragile and gentle that t...