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    Emily Dickinson - Because I Could Not Stop For Death

Because I Could Not Stop For Death reflects one of the central themes echoed by many of the 1700 poems left us by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) after her death. Also known as 712 it exhibits an element Dickinson was known and admired for, the ability to express far reaching and thought provoking ideas with a frugality of words.

Seen by many as one of the greatest English-speaking poets, she lived the majority of her life in solitude save for close friends and family. Intensely introspective, she often wrote from a spiritual perspective, "Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all".

Music composed by Kjell Bjurling

Emily Dickinson
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