Awake / Sleep Serenade
Language: English 
Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; 
blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. 
I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; 
I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; 
I have drunk my wine with my milk: 
eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved. 

I sleep, but my heart waketh:


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Research team for this text: Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor] , Trevor Weston

This text was added to the website: 2018-05-14
Line count: 7
Word count: 58