poems sent from dickinson to frances and louise norcross

Thomas Johnson's Note on Poem 1262

No autograph copy of this poem is known. It was incorporated in a letter (now lost) to the Norcross cousins. The text above follows that in Letters.

PUBLICATION: Among letters to Louise and Frances Norcross, Letters (ed. 1894), 272; (ed. 1931), 248-249; also LL (1924), 283. The letter is dated "Winter, 1873" by Mrs. Todd.

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