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by Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

O you whom I often and silently come
Language: English 
O you whom I often and silently come 
  where you are that I may be with you, 
As I walk by your side or sit near,
  or remain in the same room with you, 
Little you know the subtle electric fire
  that for your sake is playing within me.

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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: John Versmoren

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 49