Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu)

I have never walked away from a theater screening with the following thought: “That movie felt like an Emily Dickinson poem.” Never. Ever. And as a Dickinson enthusiast, I am always looking for creative pieces that are comparable, and yet, in generally any comparisons of nowadays offered against the poet’s work, I am at best, … Continue reading Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu)

Favorite Dickinson poem? Check the manuscript.

Question 1: Do you have a favorite Dickinson poem? Question 2: Have you ever seen the manuscript version of it? Case in point—             I recently became reacquainted with a poem I’d somewhat forgotten after having buried it into a notebook (that’s the glory of studying Dickinson’s works—there are so many of them that you … Continue reading Favorite Dickinson poem? Check the manuscript.