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To This Day

This powerful work has been going viral, and rightly so. ┬áIt explores how the insecurities that form from bullying, and how they stay with you much longer than the proverbial “broken bones from sticks and stones”.

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Beautiful Rendition of Dickenson Poem

Will there really be a “Morning”?

Is there such a thing as “Day”?

Could I see it from the mountains If I were as tall as they?

Has it feet like Water lilies? Has it feathers like a Bird?

Is it brought from famous countries Of which I have never heard?

Oh some Scholar! Oh some Sailor! Oh some Wise Men from the skies!

Please to tell a little Pilgrim Where the place called “Morning” lies!

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Craig Hella Johnson

From 2010 Grammy nominated recording, A Company of Voices: Conspirare in Concert
Composed by Craig Hella Johnson to a poem by Emily Dickinson
Performed by Craig Hella Johnson and cellist Bion Tsang
“A Company of Voices – Conspirare in Concert” premiered on PBS in March 2009, followed by CD/DVD release. Performance was recorded at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, Texas.

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“Ultraviolet”

I don’t know
why I can’t remember
the first moment I realized
that your warmth, inviting and unrequited,
had rekindled the flame of my own self-worth.

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