by Virginia Moore (1903 - 1993)

Answer
Language: English 
Little dew on a leaf
What are you? Know you grief?

Little dust on a thorn
Wherefore must we be born?

Little breath of an air
After death you blow where?

Said the dew, said the dust,
Said the blue, "We can trust."

Authorship

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


Researcher for this text: Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2019-04-16
Line count: 8
Word count: 43