Massachusetts-born poet Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830. Although Dickinson only published about ten of her nearly 1,800 poems during her lifetime, her poems have since become some of the most widely read and studied in the English language. We’ve gathered together some of our favorites from the JSTOR archive; you can read and download them for free here (the first link contains 15 poems):
[To Make a Prairie It Takes a Clover and One Bee,–]
[A not admitting / of the Wound]
More poetry available for free PDF download:
Sylvia Plath Poems
Lucie Brock-Broido Poems
Poems by African-Americans
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The Lotus Magazine, Vol. 10, No. 4 (Apr., 1919), p. 176
The American Poetry Review, Vol. 34, No. 6 (NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2005), pp. 74-75
Old City Publishing, Inc.
Poetry, Vol. 203, No. 2 (NOVEMBER 2013), pp. 171-173