A Spider

"A Spider" can be found in the volume Songs from Emily Dickinson: Nature Time and Space - Volume 1 by Ernst Bacon. Bacon actually wrote two versions of the song, and both are included in this volume.

Date: 1944Composer: Ernst BaconText: Emily Dickinson

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A Spider
by Emily Dickinson

A spider sewed at night
Without a light
Upon an arc of white.

If ruff it was of dame
Or shroud of gnome
Himself himself inform.

Of immortality
His strategy
Was physiognomy.

Sheet Music

Songs from Emily Dickinson: Nature, time and space Vol. 1

Composer(s): Ernst Bacon

Song(s): Is There Such a Thing as Day?
Alabaster Wool (Snowfall)Simple days
A spider
On this wondrous sea
A drop fell on the apple tree

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