Do you have adblock enabled?
 
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(NPR)   Apparently, there's a longstanding feud between Amherst and Harvard over Emily Dickinson   (npr.org ) divider line
    More: Strange, Emily Dickinson, Amherst, Harvard, feuds  
•       •       •

659 clicks; posted to Entertainment » on 24 Oct 2013 at 9:10 AM (2 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



10 Comments   (+0 »)
   
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

Archived thread
 
2013-10-24 09:21:09 AM  
After the poet died in 1886, her sister Lavinia discovered her poems and gave them to her brother's wife to edit. When his wife worked too slowly, she turned many of them over to her brother's mistress, Mabel Loomis Todd, to edit.

Me-ow.  Which one was Emily's alleged lover?
 
2013-10-24 09:26:01 AM  
I just saw this on Bones.
 
2013-10-24 09:40:29 AM  
imgs.xkcd.com
Linked from XKCD.com.  One of the all time best from an all-time awesome site.
 
2013-10-24 09:59:23 AM  

Arkanaut: After the poet died in 1886, her sister Lavinia discovered her poems and gave them to her brother's wife to edit. When his wife worked too slowly, she turned many of them over to her brother's mistress, Mabel Loomis Todd, to edit.

Me-ow.  Which one was Emily's alleged lover?


The wife. I remember she wrote her a beautiful letter with the line "I thought of you and broke a plate." Whoa. Now that's how you woo a woman!
 
2013-10-24 11:18:06 AM  

Gecko Gingrich: I just saw this on Bones.


I was going to make this comment.

/tiny fist...you know the drill
 
2013-10-24 11:19:17 AM  
Most of her poems can be sung to the tune of 'The Yellow Rose of Texas'. Top that, fancy-pants schools!
 
2013-10-24 11:34:17 AM  
Is it about where she lost her V-Card?  DNRTFA
 
2013-10-24 06:44:37 PM  

ginandbacon: The wife. I remember she wrote her a beautiful letter with the line "I thought of you and broke a plate." Whoa. Now that's how you woo a woman!


I can't even imagine being that sexually emotionally repressed, but at the same time, there's something very sexy about it.
 
2013-10-24 06:56:05 PM  

Dwight_Yeast: ginandbacon: The wife. I remember she wrote her a beautiful letter with the line "I thought of you and broke a plate." Whoa. Now that's how you woo a woman!

I can't even imagine being that sexually emotionally repressed, but at the same time, there's something very sexy about it.


I think it's because it's sideways, like poetry really. Not being blunt and direct leaves room for the other person to ask themselves what they think instead of just having to respond to someone else's desire or experience. It leaves a door open but doesn't demand that you come in.

And yeah. Incredibly sexy.
 
2013-10-24 09:24:49 PM  
Only nine posts (ten if you count this) for ED makes baby Jesus cry. I am falling onto my fainting couch.

/O tempora!
 
Displayed 10 of 10 comments

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »
On Twitter






In Other Media


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.

Report