Presentiment (op. 105, no. 12)

(1941)

"Presentiment" was originally part of Farwell's 12 Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 105. The song is currently published in the first volume of Boosey & Hawkes' two-volume Thirty-Four Songs on Poems of Emily Dickinson by Arthur Farwell.

The text of "Presentiment" is the following poem:


Presentiment — is that long Shadow — on the Lawn — (poem 764)
by Emily Dickinson


Presentiment — is that long Shadow — on the Lawn —
Indicatives that Suns go down —


The Notice to the startled Grass
That Darkness — is about to pass —


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