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Robie Hobley, Emily Dickinson enthusiast, 2002. (Scanned silver gelatine print.)
Commemorating the death of Emily Dickinson, there is an annual mid-May guided walk in Amherst, MA, the small American town where she was born and lived all of her life (1830-1886). This particular year (2002), the day was a cold one, with sleet and hail in the air, and the official tour was cancelled. A small party of us went on an improvised walk all the same. This photo was taken immediately after Robie Hobley had read out one of his favourite Dickinson poems:
"Some keep the Sabbath going to Church - / I keep it, staying at Home - / With a Bobolink for a Chorister - / And an Orchard, for a Dome - // Some keep the Sabbath in Surplice - / I, just wear my Wings - / And instead of tolling the Bell, for Church - / Our little Sexton - sings, // God preaches, a noted Clergyman - / And the sermon is never long, / So instead of getting to Heaven, at last - / I'm going, all along."
(# 236, Franklin edition)
Also by Lise Utne
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