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The Belle of Amherst

February 21, 2013
Posted at 12:47 pm
Updated: February 21, 2013 - 3:41 pm

Just posted a new poem in homage to Emily Dickinson. I think she died a virgin, or loved a guy who didn't love her, or liked girls or something. I'm not sure, but my poem is based on her "I never saw a moor":

I never saw a moor,
I never saw the sea;
Yet know I how the heather looks,
And what a wave must be.

I never spoke with God,
Nor visited in heaven;
Yet certain am I of the spot
As if the chart were given.