Day 216: Emily Dickinson (again…)

It was not Death, for I stood up, And all the Dead, lie down – It was not Night, for all the Bells Put out their Tongues, for Noon. It was not Frost, for on my Flesh I felt Siroccos – crawl – Nor Fire – for just my marble feet Could keep a Chancel,Continue reading “Day 216: Emily Dickinson (again…)”

Day 210: Pain

If there’s one thing I learnt from Emily Dickinson, it’s how to deal with pain and uncertainty. Emily Dickson questioned everything through her poetry and it helped her deal with the pain that comes with life. It feels like a lifetime ago since I was in any pain, emotional pain (I feel physical pain everyContinue reading “Day 210: Pain”

Day 192: Train Ride

For the whole of today I was mentally preparing my blog for tonight. I already knew what I was going to write about and I was just perfecting it in my head when I lifted my eyes on the train ride home. And there it was, written in black and white on a poster onContinue reading “Day 192: Train Ride”

Day 153: Emily Dickinson

I thought I should dedicate today’s blog to one of my favourite poets of all time, Emily Dickinson. A few months ago, I rewrote one of Dickinson’s poem “I am nobody”, which I loved doing. But today I’m just going to share her poem as it is. The poem I’m sharing is by far myContinue reading “Day 153: Emily Dickinson”

Day 32: Rewrite a Poem

When I was in High School, I used to love rewriting poems. So today I am very excited that my task is to do just that. I will be rewriting the poem ‘I am Nobody’ by Emily Dickinson. I’m somebody! Who are you? Are you – Somebody – Too? Then it’s unfair to us! Don’tContinue reading “Day 32: Rewrite a Poem”