poems sent from dickinson to higginson

How brittle are the Piers
On which our Faith doth tread -
No Bridge below doth totter so -
Yet none hath such a Crowd.

It is as old as God -
Indeed -'twas built by him -
He sent his Son to test the Plank,
And he pronounced it firm.

thomas johnson's note on poem 1433 | index to dickinson poems sent to higginson

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