letters from dickinson to sarah tuckerman

8 November 1881

The Dandelion's pallid Tube
Astonishes the Grass,
And Winter instantly becomes
An infinite Alas--
The Tube uplifts a signal Bud
And then a shouting Flower,--
The Proclamation of the Suns
That sepulture is o'er.

Vinnie told me, dear friend, you were speaking of Mr Root--


thomas johnson's note on letter 739 | index to dickinson/s. tuckerman letters

search the archives

dickinson/s. tuckerman 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 December 13, 1999