The Saturday Creativity Quote — Emily Dickinson on books

Heron, welded sculpture on Flathead Lake (photo by the author)

“There is no Frigate like a Book
To take us Lands away
Nor any Coursers like a Page
Of prancing Poetry –
This Traverse may the poorest take
Without oppress of Toll –
How frugal is the Chariot
That bears a Human soul.”

– Emily Dickinson, #1286

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