As If the Sea (op. 101, no. 3)

(1936)

"As If the Sea" is the third song of Arthur Farwell's Four Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 101. The song is currently published in Arthur Farwell's Thirty-Four Songs on Poems of Emily Dickinson, Vol. 1.

As if the Sea should part (poem 695)
by Emily Dickinson


As if the Sea should part
And show a further Sea —
And that — a further — and the Three
But a presumption be —


Of Periods of Seas —
Unvisited of Shores —
Themselves the Verge of Seas to be —
Eternity — is Those —


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