poems sent from dickinson to bowles

Nature and God - I neither knew
Yet Both so well knew me
They startled, like Executors
Of My identity.

Yet Neither told - that I could learn -
My Secret as secure
As Herschel's private interest
Or Mercury's affair -

thomas johnson's note on poem 835 | index to dickinson poems sent to bowles

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