Happy Birthday, Emily

Emily Dickinson was born this day in 1830. Celebrate with her handwritten recipe for coconut cake:

Fame is A Fickle Food

Fame is a fickle food
Upon a shifting plate
Whose table once a
Guest but not
The second time is set
Whose crumbs the crows inspect
And with ironic caw
Flap past it to the
Farmer’s corn
Men eat of it and die

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