would split His Heart, to know it And then you and I, were silenter. It hurls its barbed syllables, At once is mute again. Benjamin Franklin Newton, a twenty-six-year-old aspiring law student who worked in her fathers firm and frequently visited the Dickinson household. Also, who laid the Rainbow's piers, Also, who leads the docile spheres. 234 So proud she was to die It made us all ashamed That what we cherished, so unknown To her desire seemed. Their relationship is explored in the critically acclaimed book White Heat by American nonfiction writer Brenda Wineapple.
The Lamentations of Emily Dickinson
A word is dead When it is said, Some say. By withes of supple blue? 1862 24 (511) If You Were Coming In The Fall, Id brush the summer by With half a smile and half a spurn, As housewives do, a Fly. 118 It makes no difference abroad, The seasons fit the same, The mornings blossom into noons, And split their pods of flame. Nature is what we hear, The Bobolink, the Sea Thunder, the Cricket Nay, Nature is Harmony. 299 The face we choose to miss, Be it but for a day As absent as a hundred years When it has rode away. 1840 #3 Benjamin Newton played an important part in her literary development.