Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H 309a
Savior! I've no one else 
to tell -
And so I trouble thee.
I am the one forgot 
thee so -
Dost thou remember 
Nor, for myself, I 
came so far -
That were the little 
load -
I brought thee the 
imperial Heart
I had not strength 

H 309b

to hold -
The Heart I carried 
in my own -
Till mine too heavy 
grew -
Yet - strangest - heavier 
since it went -
Is it too large for 


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