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Briefly It Enters

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Song Cycle by William Bolcom (b. 1938)

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1. Who [ sung text verified 1 time]

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These lines are written
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2. The clearing [ sung text verified 1 time]

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The dog and I push through the ring
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3. Otherwise [ sung text verified 1 time]

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I got out of bed
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4. February: Thinking of flowers [ sung text verified 1 time]

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Now wind torments the field
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5. Twilight: After haying [ sung text verified 1 time]

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Yes, long shadows go out
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6. Man eating [ sung text verified 1 time]

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The man at the table across from mine
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7. The sick wife [ sung text verified 1 time]

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The sick wife stayed in the car
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8. Peonies at dusk [ sung text verified 1 time]

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White peonies blooming along the porch
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9. Briefly it enters, and briefly speaks [ sung text verified 1 time]

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I am the blossom pressed in a book
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