poems from dickinson to sarah tuckerman

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.

thomas johnson's note on poem 1519 | index to dickinson/s. tuckerman poems

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