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Emily Dickinson was born on December 10 1830 in Amherst Massachusetts She died in the same place on May 15 1886 Today people know her as a fascinating talented writer Most of the pieces Emily wrote were poems Emily was a very isolated individual She rarely ever got out or had any contact with anybody outside of her home Along with writing her poems she wrote letters to the people that she did have contact with In the letters that she would write there would be poems somewhere within them Emily wrote a total of 1775 poems in her lifetime Even though she wrote these poems she never let it be known that she had the capability to write poems with such elegance All of the poems that she would write she kept hidden somewhere in her room She would hide the poems in places like her window under her bed in corners of the room and lots of other places After Emilys death the truth would be told about her secret talent Emilys sister Lavinia Dickinson found around 900 of the poems Emily had hidden in her room Her sister decided that the poems were good enough to be published She went to a friend of the family where she would get help in editing and publishing the poems Lavinias friend Mabel Loomis Todd and a friend of hers Thomas Wentworth Higginson began to put a lot of Said 2 effort of getting the poems published In the year 1890 they accomplished in getting 115 of Emilys poems published After their first success of publishing the poems they began to get more involved with Emilys poems Along with publishing the poems Mabel and Thomas began practicing the revision of the poems When Emily wrote the poems some of the English written was incorrect and some of the poems were incomplete They corrected the English and finished the incomplete poems to the best
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