Advent, Day 18: Will There Really Be a Morning?

LOOK: Cape Cod Morning by Edward Hopper

Hopper, Edward_Cape Cod Morning
Edward Hopper (American, 1882–1967), Cape Cod Morning, 1950. Oil on canvas, 34 1/8 × 40 1/4 in. (86.7 × 102.3 cm). Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC.

LISTEN: “Will There Really Be a Morning” | Words by Emily Dickinson, 1860 | Music by Julie Lee, 2011

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 Man from the skies!
Please to tell a little Pilgrim
Where the place called “morning” lies!

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