The Mountains stood in Haze —

(1990)

"The Mountains stood in Haze —" is the fifth song in Leo Smit's song cycle Tinted Mountains. Tinted Mountains is the fifth of Smit's six song cycles setting the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

For more information about Leo Smit's Emily Dickinson song cycles, please visit the pages for The Ecstatic Pilgrimage and Leo Smit.

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The Mountains stood in Haze — (poem 1278)
by Emily Dickinson


The Mountains stood in Haze —
The Valleys stopped below
And went or waited as they liked
The River and the Sky.


At leisure was the Sun —
His interests of Fire
A little from remark withdrawn —
The Twilight spoke the Spire,


So soft upon the Scene
The Act of evening fell
We felt how neighborly a Thing
Was the Invisible.


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