poems sent from dickinson to bowles

Thomas Johnson's Note on Poem 331

MANUSCRIPT: About 1861 (Bingham). The lines, signed "Emily.," are addressed to "Mr Bowles." At a somewhat later date, in 1862, ED adapted these lines to create the fourth stanza of poem number 342.

PUBLICATION: Letters (ed. 1894), 209; (ed. 1931), 198; also LL (1924), 236.

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