poems sent from dickinson to higginson

The Face in evanescence lain
Is more distinct than our's -
And our's surrendered for it's sake
As Capsules are for Flower's -
Or is it the confiding sheen
Dissenting to be won
Descending to enamor us
Of Detriment divine?

thomas johnson's note on poem 1490 | index to dickinson poems sent to higginson

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