poems sent from dickinson to higginson

The Soul unto itself
Is an imperial friend-
Or the most agonizing Spy-
An Enemy - could send -

Secure against it's own-
No treason it can fear-
Itself - it's Sovreign - of itself
The Soul should stand in Awe-

thomas johnson's note on poem 683 | index to dickinson poems sent to higginson

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