poems sent from dickinson to higginson

The Treason of an accent
Might Ecstasy transfer -
Of her effacing Fathom
Is no Recoverer -

version I

The Treason of an Accent
Might vilify the Joy -
To breathe - corrode the rapture
Of Sanctity to be -

version II

thomas johnson's note on poem 1358 | index to dickinson poems sent to higginson

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