Four Trifles

Song Cycle by Marius Flothuis (1914 - 2001)

Word count: 42

1. Falling asleep in an orchard 

Every girl, my mother said,/ She must learn, if she would wed
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2. The look [sung text not yet checked]

Strephon kissed me in the spring,
  Robin in the fall,
But Colin only looked at me
  And never kissed at all.

Strephon's kiss was lost in jest,
  Robin's lost in play,
But the kiss in Colin's eyes
  Haunts me night and day.

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3. Black eyes 

Long Molly Samways went by just then/ Strange how that girl gets off with the men!
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4. The seal-woman 

Out of the sea the actress came/ and all the mills stopped milling their grain
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