His Bill an Auger is
His Head, a Cap and Frill
He laboreth at every Tree
A Worm, His utmost Goal --
Translation(s): FRE GER
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Confirmed with The Poems of Emily Dickinson, ed. R.W. Franklin, Volume 2, Cambridge, MA and London, England: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1998, Poem 990.
Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Le pic", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GER German (Deutsch) (Sharon Krebs) , "Der Specht", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2014-08-28.
Last modified: 2014-08-28 11:54:08
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