Words from the Walk
February 18, 2010
Emily Dickinson: A Meditation Emily Dickinson is a major influence on Roni Horn—both poet and artist have used spare language to explore nature, identity, and cycles of life and death. Horn has also drawn directly from Dickinson’s poetry in her White Dickinson and Key and Cue series. It is only fitting that the poem featured on the Hassenfeld Harborway this spring is Dickinson’s I’m Nobody! Who Are You?, the first line of which became Key and Cue No. 288. To mark the occasion, a group of today’s leading poets will gather to celebrate Dickinson’s work and share their own. Gail Mazur, Joyce Peseroff, David Rivard, and Rosanna Warren will join Lloyd Schwartz, Frederick S. Troy Professor of English at UMass Boston, and collaborator on the Words from the Walk Series, bringing poetry to Boston Harbor since 2006.