The wind stood up and gave a shout. He whistled on his fingers and Kicked the withered leaves about And thumped the branches with his hand And said that he'd kill and kill, And so he will and so he will.
About the headline (FAQ)
- by James Stephens (1882 - 1950), "Stephen's Green", appears in The Adventures of Seumas Beg [and] The Rocky Road to Dublin, first published 1915 [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Samuel Hans Adler (b. 1928), "The wind", published 1963 [high voice and piano], from Four Poems of James Stephens, no. 1, Oxford University Press [text not verified]
- by Edward Toner Cone (b. 1917), "The wind" [TTBB chorus a cappella], from Three Miniatures [text not verified]
- by Mary Anderson Lucas (1882 - 1952), "The wind", published 1931. [voice and piano] [text not verified]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]