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."
- by Virginia Moore (1903 - 1993) [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 Sandor Harmati (1892 - 1936), "Answer", published 1928 [voice and piano], Harcourt, Brace and Co. [ sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2019-04-16
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