On May 15, 1886 Emily Dickinson passed away and left the world with some of the most deeply moving poetry we’ve ever experienced.
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Her work describes the human condition, emotions, desires, and purpose. Her poems are deep, yet relatable. And they are loved: soon after her death, Dickinson’s poetry spread like wildfire. Her eccentric personality and enigmatic words captured the hearts and minds of generations.
And they ring true in our hearts today. Check out the 15 lines below and be transported to the heart of an artist.
1. Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.
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