Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H 286
Low at my problem bending -
Another problem comes -
Larger than mine - Serener -
Involving statelier sums -
I check my busy pencil,
My Ciphers steal away '
Wherefore my baffled fingers
 Thine Extremity?


H 286

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