poems from dickinson to samuel bowles (the younger)

Who abdicated Ambush
And went the way of Dusk,
Andn ow against his subtle Name
There stands an Asterisk
As confident of him as we -
Impregnable we are -
The whole of Immortality
Secreted in a Star.

thomas johnson's note on poem 1616 | index to dickinson/bowles the younger poems

search the archives

dickinson/bowles the younger correspondence main page | dickinson electronic archives main menu

Commentary copyright 1998 by Martha Nell Smith, all rights reserved
Maintained by Lara Vetter <lv26@umail.umd.edu>
Last updated on January 21, 1999