Rose Song
Language: English 
Rose that wast born with the morning
And hast lived and died for me,
Here in the dusk of the evening
I rue the death of thee.

Would that the beauty and sweetness
That thou on my heart hast shed
I had caught into a cadence
To live when I am dead.


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: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:20
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