I Stepped From Plank to Plank

"I Stepped From Plank to Plank" is the second song in Lori Laitman's song cycle In This Short Life, which sets three poems of Emily Dickinson.

Date: 2012Composer: Lori LaitmanText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: In This Short Life

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I stepped from Plank to Plank (poem 875)
by Emily Dickinson

I stepped from Plank to Plank
A slow and cautious way
The Stars about my Head I felt
About my Feet the Sea.

I knew not but the next
Would be my final inch —
This gave me that precarious Gait
Some call Experience.

Sheet Music

In This Short Life

Composer(s): Lori Laitman

Song(s): 1. Some Keep the Sabbath
2. I Stepped From Plank to Plank
3. In This Short Life

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