poems sent from dickinson to higginson

The Sea said "Come" to the Brook -
The Brook said "Let me grow" -
The Sea said "Then you will be a Sea -
I want a Brook - Come now"!

The Sea said "Go" to the Sea -
The Sea said "I am he
You cherished" - "Learned Waters - Wisdom is stale - to Me"

thomas johnson's note on poem 1210 | index to dickinson poems sent to higginson

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