poems sent from dickinson to higginson

Come show thy Durham Breast
To her who loves thee best,
Delicious Robin -
And if it be not me
At least within my Tree
Do the avowing -
Thy Nuptial so minute
Perhaps is more astute
Than vaster suing -
For so to soar away
Is our propensity
The Day ensuing -

thomas johnson's note on poem 1542 | index to dickinson poems sent to higginson

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