Music Sharing

We listen to a lot of music in this family. Really a lot. It´s a big part of our lives. We are constantly inspired and affected by new music and I often feel like sharing a song I love here on the blog. So I decided to create a Sound Cloud account so that I can upload tracks and share them with you. Today I want you to hear this beautiful song by Josephine Foster from the album Graphic as a Star. The album is formed by 27 Emily Dickinson poems made into songs and it´s great, soft and femenine but strong and alive at the same time. I discovered it shortly after my bub was born and we´ve listened to it together countles times. This is one of my favorite songs in the album, Tell as a Marksman. I love how it builds up and has a very pasionate energy. I leave you with the song, and below you can read Emily´s poem and sing along.
Tell As A Marksman--Josephine Foster by LOVE LIFE

Tell as a Marksman — were forgotten by Emily Dickinson

Tell as a Marksman — were forgotten
Tell — this Day endures
Ruddy as that coeval Apple
The Tradition bears —

Fresh as Mankind that humble story
Though a statelier Tale
Grown in the Repetition hoary
Scarcely would prevail —

Tell had a son — The ones that knew it
Need not linger here —
Those who did not to Human Nature
Will subscribe a Tear —

Tell would not bare his Head
In Presence
Of the Ducal Hat —
Threatened for that with Death — by Gessler —
Tyranny bethought

Make of his only Boy a Target
That surpasses Death —
Stolid to Love's supreme entreaty
Not forsook of Faith —

Mercy of the Almighty begging —
Tell his Arrow sent —
God it is said replies in Person
When the cry is meant —

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