202 This is My Letter (ca.1858-1865) By Emily Dickinson

This is my letter to the World
That never wrote to Me —
The simple News that Nature told—
With tender Majesty

Her Message is committed
To Hands I cannot see —
For love of Her — Sweet — countrymen —
Judge tenderly — of Me



Becoming America, Wendy Kurant, ed., CC-BY-SA

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