how shall we tell the bright petals from the sun in the sky concentrically crowding the branch save that it yields in its modesty to that splendor?
- by William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963) [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 Stanley Grill (b. 1953), "The Chrysanthemum", copyright © 2002 [chorus and viola or violoncello], from vignettes - flowers, no. 4, confirmed with an online score [ sung text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2018-04-11
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