poems sent from dickinson to elizabeth holland

To Elizabeth Holland
From ED

Away from Home are some and I -
An Emigrant to be
In a Metropolis of Homes
Is easy, possibly -

The Habit of a Foreign Sky
We - difficult - acquire
As Children, who remain in Face
The more their Feet retire.

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