Monthly Archives: March 2013

Celebrate “a little madness in the spring” with Emily Dickinson

Poet Emily Dickinson (1830–1886) mined the landscape (or, as she put it, “robbed the woods”[1]) surrounding her Amherst, Massachusetts, home for symbols and metaphors.  Her intense relationship with the natural world necessarily included the seasons.  Spring, for Dickinson, is a … Continue reading

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