The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson’s Envelope Poems

by Nynke Passi

For anyone who loves Emily Dickinson or who has a whimsical way with words:


A bit more about Emily Dickinson’s “Gorgeous Nothings” or envelope poems (scraps), which may inspire you in your own Muse Box collecting (see also next post down about the Muse Box):

“The Gorgeous Nothings” collected by Jen Bervin and Marta Werner: Granary Books



More links on this publication:

Emily Dickinson Museum

New York Public Library


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From The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson’s Envelope-Poems (Granary Books 2012). Emily Dickinson manuscript image A 193/194 courtesy of Amherst College Library Archives & Special Collections and The Houghton Library, Harvard University.