New York --
                  Apr 15th

Ever since last fall
I have tried to get
time to answer
your enclosed letter.
  I now submit
some verses, which
if you choose
to accept at
$18 -- are yours
-- at least the serial
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
125 -W-44th St.

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Transcription by Richard A. Edwards
Courtesy of the Rare Book, Manuscript, & Special Collections Library
Duke University, Durham, NC
Reproduced by permission.