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This Wiki was established to present, analyze, and celebrate some of the poems written by Emily Dickinson which explore the nature of death. In this wiki you will find images, breakdowns, analysis, and the original texts of four of Emily Dickinson’s most famous poems involving death.


There's a certain slant of light

My life had stood - A loaded gun

Because I could not stop for death

Safe in their Alabaster Chambers


Baym, Nina, Wayne Franklin, and Robert S. Levine. The Norton Anthology of American Literature. C,. New York [u.a.: Norton, 2007. 78+. Print.

"SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN TABLE OF CONTENTS." Welcome to Georgia State University. Web. 15 Apr. 2012. <>.