Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H 294a
 No  Brigadier 
throughout  the 
So  civic  as  the 
Jay '
A  Neighbor  and 
a  Warrior  too -
With  shrill  felicity
Pursuing  Winds 
That  censure  us
A  February  Day -
The  Brother  of 
the  Universe
Was  never  blown 
away '
The  Snow  and 
he  are  intimate   

H 294b

I've  often  seen 
them  play
When  Heaven  looked 
upon  us  all
With  such  severity
I  felt  apology 
were  due  to
an  insulted  Sky
Whose  pompous 
frown  was  nutriment
To  their  Temerity -
The  Pillow  of 
this  daring  Head
Is  pungent 
His  Larder ' terse 
and  Militant '

H 294c

Unknown - refreshing 
His  Character
a  Tonic,
His  Future  a 
Unfair  an  
That  leaves 
this  Neighbor 
	Emily '


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