poems from dickinson to martha dickinson

The Butterfly upon the Sky,
That does'nt know its Name
And has'nt any tax to pay
And has'nt any Home
Is just as high as you and I,
And higher, I believe,
So soar away and never sigh
And that's the way to grieve -

thomas johnson's note on poem 1521 | index to dickinson/m. dickinson poems

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