On Brain Pickings – Emily Dickinson’s Herbarium: A Forgotten Treasure at the Intersection of Science and Poetry

Long before she began writing poems, Dickinson undertook a rather different yet unexpectedly parallel art of contemplation and composition — the gathering, growing, classification, and pressing of flowers, which she saw as manifestations of the Muse not that dissimilar to poems.
Via Brain Pickings.

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