poems sent from dickinson to elizabeth holland

To Elizabeth Holland
From ED

Bees are Black, with Gilt Surcingles -
Bucaneers of Buzz.
Ride abroad in ostentation
And subsist on Fuzz.

Fuzz ordained - not Fuzz contingent -
Marrows of the Hill.
Jugs - a Universe's fracture
Could not jar or spill.

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