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Emily Dickinson in the Snow

A photo sent to us by Harley Spiller. Harley is from Amherst, NY, not Amherst, MA, but he's a big Emily Dickinson fan nonetheless. Thanks for sending the snap, Harley. If you have a photo of your Literary Location sticker in situ, send it along. We'd love to post it, too. Along with his photo, Harley sent along the following winter-appropriate Dickinson poem, "There's a certain Slant of light": There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons – That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes –   Heavenly Hurt, it gives us – We can find no scar, But internal difference – Where the Meanings, are –   None may teach it – Any – 'Tis the seal Despair – An imperial affliction Sent us...

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