poems sent from dickinson to higginson

One thing of it we borrow
And promise to return -
The Booty and the Sorrow
It's Sweetness to have known -
One thing of it we covet -
The power to forget -
The Anguish of the Avarice
Defrays the Dross of it -

thomas johnson's note on poem 1464 | index to dickinson poems sent to higginson

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