Because there was no wind, The smoke of your letters hung in the air For a long time ; And its shape Was the shape of your face, My Beloved.
- by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925), "A burnt offering", appears in Pictures of the Floating World, first published 1919 [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 Alexander Lang Steinert (1900 - 1982), "A burnt offering", published 1932 [medium voice and piano], from Four Lacquer Prints, no. 4. [text not verified]
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