Me — come! My dazzled face

"Me — come! My dazzled face" is the seventh and final song in Leo Smit's song cycle The White Diadem. The White Diadem is the last of Smit's six song cycles setting the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

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Date: 1990Composer: Leo SmitText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: The White Diadem

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Me — come! My dazzled face (poem 431)
by Emily Dickinson

Me — come! My dazzled face
In such a shining place!
Me — hear! My foreign Ear
The sounds of Welcome — there!

The Saints forget
Our bashful feet —

My Holiday, shall be
That They — remember me —
My Paradise — the fame
That They — pronounce my name —

Sheet Music

The White Diadem

Composer(s): Leo Smit

Song(s): 1. I reckon - when I count at all
2. I dwell in Possibility
3. The Martyr Poets - did not tell
4. The Poets light but Lamps
5. I would not paint - a picture
6. To pile like Thunder to its close
7. Me - come! My dazzled face

Voice Type: Mezzo-Soprano, Soprano

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