Day 4 – A-Z Blog Challenge – D

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D – Double Treat

Back with us today is Colin Ward with his Haiku, Dreams

Dreams

I lie, still awake,
wondering at a life spent
stood still in my dreams.

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I promised a double treat so here’s the next D

D – Dickinson as in Emily Dickinson

Here are some quotes from or about this talented poet.

Emily Dickinson (1830-86) was an American poet and one of my favourites.

‘Dickinson’s poetry is set in that immediate moment of existence, with little nostalgia for a more overtly poetic medieval past.’ (Helen McNeil – Emily Dickinson, 1986)

‘Friday I tasted life. It was a vast morsel. A circus passed the house – still I feel the red in my mind though the drums are out.’ Emily Dickinson in Letters, (Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets, 2011)

‘Hope is the thing with feathers’ Emily Dickinson – read it here

Read more about Emily Dickinson here

 

 

3 thoughts on “Day 4 – A-Z Blog Challenge – D

  1. Patricia M Osborne April 4, 2018 / 3:37 pm

    Thank you for commenting, Maureen, I’m sure Colin will be along later to thank you for your lovely words.

    Well you know how much I love Emily Dickinson. lol.

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