Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H 244a
Crisis is sweet and 
yet the Heart
Upon the hither side
Has Dowers of Prospective
Surrendered by the Tried -
Withheld to the arrived -
[upside down:]
[Witheld to the arrived -
	Defamed - denied ]
[along left side of all preceding lines:]
To Denizen denied
Inquire of the proudest
Rose		  closing
Which rapture - Hour -
she preferred
And she [would] will point
tell you sighing - answer

The Transport of the 

Bud -    rapture    rescinded
 To her surrendered Bud
The Hour of her Bud -
     session of
H 244b

And she will point you
fondly - sighing
To her rescinded Bud
      Departed -
      Receipted Bud

H 244

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