Just once I knew what life was for [ ... ]
- by Anne Sexton (1928 - 1974), "Just once", copyright © [author's text checked 1 time 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 William Bolcom (b. 1938), "Just once", 1990, first performed 1991 [mezzo-soprano and piano], from I Will Breath a Mountain: A Song Cycle from American Women Poets, no. 4. [text verified 1 time]
- by John Mitchell (b. 1941), "Just once", op. 114 no. 13 (2002), from Fourteen Poems by Anne Sexton, no. 13. [text verified 1 time]
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