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I Dwell in Possibility
An Intimate Evening with Emily Dickinson
Adapted and performed by Betsey Means
Directed by Eileen Vorbach

"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."

About Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties. Thought of an eccentric by the locals, she became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests, or later in life, even leave her room. Most of her friendships were carried out by correspondence. Emily was a prolific private poet. Her poems questioned the nature of immortality and death. Through nature and life she was able to glimpse into a mystic dimension beyond worldly distractions. Emily is one of the most loved and certainly the greatest American woman poet.


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