The Sun Went Down

(1931)

"The Sun Went Down" is currently published in the Ernst Bacon collection simply titled Songs From Emily Dickinson for Medium/High Voice.

by Emily Dickinson


he Sun went down -- no Man looked on --
The Earth and I, alone,
Were present at the Majesty --
He triumphed, and went on --


The Sun went up -- no Man looked on --
The Earth and I and One
A nameless Bird -- a Stranger
Were Witness for the Crown --


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