Herstory II: 13 Japanese Lyrics

Song Cycle by Elizabeth Walton Vercoe (b. 1941)

Word count: 250

1. Lady Murasaki Shikibu [sung text checked 1 time]

Someone passes
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2. Lady Kasa [sung text checked 1 time]

I love and fear him
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3. Lady Kasa (II) [sung text checked 1 time]

I dreamed I held
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4. Lady Otomo No Sakanoe [sung text checked 1 time]

Do not smile to yourself
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5. Lady Suo [sung text checked 1 time]

That spring night I spent
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6. Lady Horikawa [sung text checked 1 time]

Will he always love me?
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7. Lady Ukon [sung text checked 1 time]

It does not matter
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8. Lady Otomo No Sakanoe (II) [sung text checked 1 time]

You say, "I will come."
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9. Lady Akazome Emon [sung text checked 1 time]

I should not have waited
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10. The Mother of the Commander Michitsuna [sung text checked 1 time]

Have you any idea
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11. The Poetess Ono No Komachi [sung text checked 1 time]

Imperceptible
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12. Lady Izumi Shikibu [sung text checked 1 time]

I go out of the darkness
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13. Lady Izumi Shikibu (II) [sung text checked 1 time]

Will I cease to be
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