Poems by Emily Dickinson

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Edited by two of her friends MABEL LOOMIS TODD and T. W. HIGGINSON



BOOK I. - LIFE.[edit | edit source]

I. Success
II. "Our share of night to bear"
III. Rouge et Noir
IV. Rouge gagne
V. "Glee! the storm is over"
VI. "If I can stop one heart from breaking"
VII. Almost
VIII. "A wounded deer leaps highest"
IX. "The heart asks pleasure first"
X. In a Library
XI. "Much madness is divinest sense"
XII. "I asked no other thing"
XIII. Exclusion
XIV. The Secret
XV. The Lonely House
XVI. "To fight aloud is very brave"
XVII. Dawn
XVIII. The Book of Martyrs
XIX. The Mystery of Pain
XX. "I taste a liquor never brewed"
XXI. A Book
XXII. "I had no time to hate, because"
XXIII. Unreturning
XXIV. "Whether my bark went down at sea"
XXV. "Belshazzar had a letter"
XXVI. "The brain within its groove"

BOOK II.-LOVE.[edit | edit source]

I. Mine
II. Bequest
III. "Alter? When the hills do"
IV. Suspense
V. Surrender
VI. "If you were coming in the fall"
VII. With a Flower
VIII. Proof
IX. "Have you got a brook in your little heart?"
X. Transplanted
XI. The Outlet
XII. In Vain
XIII. Renunciation
XIV. Love's Baptism
XV. Resurrection
XVI. Apocalypse
XVII. The Wife
XVIII. Apotheosis

BOOK III. NATURE.[edit | edit source]

I. "New feet within my garden go"
II. May-Flower
III. Why?
IV. "Perhaps you ’d like to buy a flower"
V. "The pedigree of honey"
VI. A Service of Song
VII. “The bee is not afraid of me”
VIII. Summer's Armies
IX. The Grass
X. "A little road not made of man"
XI. Summer Shower
XII. Psalm of the Day
XIII. The Sea of Sunset
XIV. Purple Clover
XV. The Bee
XVI. "Presentiment is not long shadow"
XVII. "As children bid the guest good-night"
XVIII. "Angels in the early morning"
XIX. "So bashful when I spied her"
XX. Two Worlds
XXI. The Mountain
XXIII. "The butterfly's assumption-gown"
XXIV. The Wind
XXV. Death and Life
XXVI. "'T was later when the summer went"
XXVII. Indian Summer
XXVIII. Autumn
XXIX. Beclouded
XXX. The Hemlock
XXXI. "There's a certain slant of light"

BOOK IV.—TIME AND ETERNITY[edit | edit source]

I. "One dignity delays for all"
II. Too late
III. Astra Castra
IV. "Safe in their alabaster chambers"
V. "On this long storm the rainbow rose"
VI. From the Chrysalis
VII. Setting Sail
VIII. "Look back on time with kindly eyes"
IX. "A train went through a burial gate"
X. "I died for beauty, but was scarce"
XI. Troubled about many things
XII. Real
XIII. The Funeral
XIV. "I went to thank her"
XV. "I've seen a dying eye"
XVI. Refuge
XVII. "I never saw a moor"
XVIII. Playmates
XIX. "To know just how he suffered"
XX. "The last night that she lived"
XXI. The First Lesson
XXII. "The bustle in the house"
XXIII. "I reason, earth is short"
XXIV. "Afraid? Of whom am I afraid?"
XXV. Dying
XXVI. "Two swimmers wrestled on a spar"
XXVII. The Chariot
XXVIII. "She went as quiet as the dew"
XXIX. Resurgam
XXX. "Except to heave she is nought"
XXXI. "Death is a dialogue between"
XXXII. "It was too late for man"
XXXIII. Along the Potomac
XXXIV. "The daisy follows soft the Sun"
XXXV. Emancipation
XXXVII. "If I shouldn't be alive"
XXXVIII. "Sleep is supposed to be"
XXXIX. "I shall know why when time is over"
XL. "I never lost as much but twice"