May 25th, 2013

poetry

Poet's Corner: Man

I heard a choral setting of this poem at the Madison Choral Project concert I attended last Saturday (under the title "I know my soul hath power to know all things") and while I wasn't tremendously enthused by the song — I didn't think it fit the tone of the poem very well — I was quite tickled by the text.

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Here's the choral setting, so you can judge for yourself whether it suits the poem.