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Because of you

Language: English

I love the dawn in beauty beaming, 
The silver land, the radiant seas, 
Because it wakes your soul from dreaming, 
And gives you back to life and me. 

I love the birds that carol o'er us, 
The flowers that wake in wood and lea, 
They tell me life is sweet before us, 
And I for you and you for me! 

I love the storm that beats the ocean, 
The valleys deep, the crags above, 
For soft across the wild commotion. 
I hear the still sweet voice of love! 

I love the calm that falls at even, 
The hush that sleeps along the blue, 
For earth seems nearer unto Heaven, 
And makes me dream of rest and you!

I love the night so deep and tender, 
The burning stars, the tranced blue, 
Because I come in sweet surrender,
Because I give myself to you;. 

Because I feel your arms around me, 
Because I see your dear eyes shine, 
Because I know that Love has crowned me, 
And I am yours and you are mine.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2017-06-04.
Last modified: 2017-06-04 14:44:33
Line count: 24
Word count: 173

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