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Thomas Johnson's Note on Poem 1338

No autograph copy of this poem is known. It is here reproduced from the published text, where it is dated 1875.

PUBLICATION: It is included among the messages sent to Mrs. W. A. Stearns in Letters (ed. 1894), 376-377; (ed. 1931), 367; also LL (1924), 300. The poem constitutes the entire message and is signed "With Love, E. Dickinson." The text in LL is arranged as two quatrains.

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