Down on the beach, where the tide comes in, And the ships go out to sea, I sit all day, Tho' the clouds be gray, For my love will come to me! I've waited long on the sandy shore, Where the long-billed seagulls cry, But it's naught to wait, Tho' my love is late, For she's coming by and by.
- by Karl Flaster (1905 - 1965) [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 Vittorio Giannini (1903 - 1966), "Waiting", published 1935 [ voice and piano ], Franco Colombo [sung text checked 1 time]
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