A Word is Dead

"A Word is Dead" is the first song of Robert Beaser's Four Dickinson Songs.

Date: 2002Composer: Robert BeaserText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: Four Dickinson Songs

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A word is dead
by Emily Dickinson

A word is dead
When it is said,
Some say.

I say it just
Begins to live
That day.

Sheet Music

Four Dickinson Songs

Composer(s): Robert Beaser

Song(s): 1. A Word is Dead
2. It Was Not Death
3. I Dwell in Possibility
4. We Never Know How High We Are

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