In this gorgeous collection, twenty-five of Emily Dickinson's most beloved poems are illustrated with stunning, full-color collage artwork.
Poems include "Hope is the Thing with Feathers," "I'm Nobody Who are you?", "A Bird came down the Walk," "Success is counted sweetest," and many more. Brief commentary and helpful definitions accompany each poem, making The Illustrated Emily Dickinson among the most accessible--and beautiful--introductions to the Belle of Amherst available.
From the Introduction:
SUGGESTION 1: Enjoy the poems. This seems far more important than trying to puzzle out what the author meant (or what other people believe the author meant).
SUGGESTION 2: Engage with the poems by asking questions....
SUGGESTION 3: Be your own boss. Read the poems in order or jump around as you see fit. Share them or savor them all by yourself. Say them aloud or whisper their words in your heart.
Poetry makes life better. There is NO wrong way to experience a poem.
So, read on, dear friend. And thank you for choosing poetry.