Emily Dickinson goes up to the counter and stands there in complete silence before quietly ordering a cup of tea. When the barista asks for her name, she says, “I’m nobody. Who are you?” Amherst claims this took place in their onsite Starbucks.
"The red leaves take the green leaves’ place, and the landscape yields. We go to sleep with the peach in our hands and wake with the stone, but the stone is the pledge of summers to come."
Emily Dickinson, The Letters of Emily Dickinson (via litverve)
LITERATURE MEME | 8 short stories - (3) “the legend of sleepy hollow” by washington irving
“From the listless repose of the place, and the peculiar character of its inhabitants, who are descendants from the original Dutch settlers, this sequestered glen has long been known by the name of Sleepy Hollow… A drowsy, dreamy influence seems to hang over the land, and to pervade the very atmosphere…”