poems sent from dickinson to higginson

Immortal is an ample word
When what we need is by
But when it leaves us for a time
'Tis a nescessity.

Of Heaven above the firmest proof
We fundamental know
Except for it's marauding Hand
It had been Heaven below.

thomas johnson's note on poem 1205 | index to dickinson poems sent to higginson

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