It's like the Light -- A fashionless Delight -- It's like the Bee -- A dateless -- Melody -- It's like the Woods -- Private -- Like the Breeze -- Phraseless -- yet it stirs The proudest Trees -- It's like the Morning -- Best -- when it's done -- And the Everlasting Clocks -- Chime -- Noon!
- by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886) [author's text not yet checked 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 William Hawley (b. 1950), "It's like the Light", first performed 1987 [SSAATB chorus a cappella], from Six Dickinson Settings, no. 5. [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2010-10-27
Line count: 12
Word count: 43