An Emily Dickinson Poetry Prompt
“Not in Vain” poetry/writing prompt
Emily Dickinson born 1830 died 1886.
Not in Vain
If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain:
If I can ease One Life the aching,
Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin
Unto his nest again,
I shall not live in vain.
— Emily Dickinson
What a beautiful poem. Concise and packed full of meaning!
What would your version of this poem be? What would make your life not be in vain?
I invite you to write your version of this poem and tag this prompt so that others may do the same.
I will be writing mine as well and I’ll add in the link here. Feel free to post your poem in the comments! Happy poet-ing!
~ Christina of Fiddleheads & Floss Poetry