poems from dickinson to catherine sweetser

Thomas Johnson's Note on Poem 1164

This unpublished poem is incorporated in a letter to Mrs. Joseph A. Sweetser, ED's "Aunt Katie." It was written on the occasion of the death of the Sweetsers's son, Henry E. Sweetser, 17 February 1870. The manuscript is privately owned (Esty).

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