When I saw the flowers I was thunder-struck! You should not have been Tulips, Tulips, she said and smiled.
- 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), "When I Saw the Flowers", copyright © 2003 [women's chorus], from Love Poems, no. 2, 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: 2018-04-14
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