letters from dickinson to sarah tuckerman

1 January 1881


My Bird-- Who is "Today"?
"Yesterday" was a Year ago, and yet,

The stem of a departed Flower
Has still a silent rank.
The Bearer from an Emerald Court
Of a Despatch of Pink.

Thank you for the lovely Love.


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