(text by Wendell Berry,
music by Katie Hicks,
slightly adapted as sung in Montague)

To go in the dark with a light is to know the light.

To know the dark, go dark. Go without sight,

and find that the dark, too, blooms and sings,

and is traveled by dark feet and dark wings.

recording: Laurie, Kristen, & Will singing Montague adaptation as a round [YouTube]

recording and notes: Katie Hicks (?) singing original melody, plus composition story [SoundCloud]

recording: Epona Rose singing melody solo [Instagram]

recording: Katie Bender singing slightly different adaptation of melody solo [YouTube]