Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H 270
Ideals, are the 
Fairy Oil
With which We 
help the Wheel -
But when the 
Vital Axle turns -
The Eye rejects 
the Oil -
          Emily -


H 270

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Transcription and commentary copyright 1996 by Martha Nell Smith, all rights reserved
Last updated on June 25, 1998
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