letters from dickinson to elizabeth dickerman

early spring 1886?

Dear friend,

Daphne always seems to me a more civic Arbutus, though the sweet Barbarian will forgive me if the suggestion is invidious, for are not both as beautiful as Delight can make them?

If we love Flowers, are we not "born again" every Day, without the distractions of Nicodemus? Not to outgrow Genesis, is a sweet monition -

With Affection,

E. Dickinson -

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