Experiment to Me

"Experiment to Me" is the fifth song of Otto Luening's Nine Songs to Poems of Emily Dickinson.

Date: 1951Composer: Otto LueningText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: Nine Songs to Poems of Emily Dickinson

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Experiment to Me
by Emily Dickinson

Experiment to me
Is every one I meet.
If it contain a kernel?
The figure of a nut

Presents upon a tree,
Equally plausibly;
But meat within is requisite,
To squirrels and to me.

Sheet Music

Nine Songs to Poems of Emily Dickinson

Composer(s): Otto Luening

Song(s): 1. Our Share of Night to Bear
2. The Show is Not the Show
3. Hope is the Thing with Feathers
4. If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking
5. Experiment to Me
6. I Felt a Cleavage in my Mind
7. Few Yet Enough
8. Soul, Wilt Thou Toss Again?
9. When I Hoped, I Feared

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