poems sent from dickinson to mary bowles

"They have not chosen me," he said,
"But I have chosen them!"
Brave - Broken hearted statement -
Uttered in Bethleem!

I could not have told it,
But since Jesus dared -
Sovreign! Know a Daisy
Thy dishonor shared!

thomas johnson's note on poem 85 | index to dickinson poems sent to m. bowles

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