I hide myself within my flower, That wearing on your breast, You, unsuspecting, wear me too -- And angels know the rest.
About the headline (FAQ)There is another version of the poem:
I hide myself within my flower, That, fading from your vase, You, unsuspecting, feel for me Almost a loneliness.
- by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886), no title [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by James Fitzwilliam (b. 1963), "I hide myself within my flower", 1999, from Three Flower Songs, no. 2. [text not verified]
- by David Sisco , "I hide myself within my flower", 2007 [soprano and piano], from Love is..., no. 3. [text not verified]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2009-01-19
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Word count: 21