Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H 298
Not all die early - 
dying young -
Maturity of Fate
Is consummated equally
In Ages - or a Night -

A Hoary Boy, I've 
known to drop
Whole statured - by 
the side
Of Junior of 
Fourscore - 'twas 
Not Period, that 
   died -	Emily -


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