poems sent from dickinson to higginson

Mine Enemy is growing old -
I have at last Revenge -
The Palate of the Hate departs -
If any would avenge

Let him be quick - the Viand flits -
It is a faded Meat -
Anger as soon as fed is dead -
'Tis starving makes it fat -

thomas johnson's note on poem 1509 | index to dickinson poems sent to higginson

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