"Parting" is a song by Ernest Gold setting the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

Date: 1963Composer: Ernest GoldText: Emily Dickinson

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My life closed twice before its close— (poem 1732)
by Emily Dickinson

My life closed twice before its close;
It yet remains to see
If Immortality unveil
A third event to me,
So huge, so hopeless to conceive
As these that twice befell.
Parting is all we know of heaven,
And all we need of hell.

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Composer(s): Ernest Gold

Voice Type: High

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