A set of four songs for high voice and piano with texts by Emily Dickinson; commissioned by the South Dakota Music Teachers Association. Winner of the 2002 MTNA Composition Competition. Premiered 2002 in Rapid City, SD. These four songs can be heard on the CD To Make a Prairie.
Duration: 9½ minutes
1. To Make a Prairie
2. She Sweeps with Many-Colored Brooms
3. It Sifts from Leaden Sieves
4. Two Butterfiles Went Out at Noon