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To make a prairie

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
One clover, and a bee.
And revery.
The revery alone will do,
If bees are few.

Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

(1830–1886)

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, on December 10, 1830, and is one of America’s greatest and most original poets of all time. She took definition as her province and challenged the existing definitions of poetry and the poet’s work.