The snow whispers about me, And my wooden clogs Leave holes behind me in the snow. But no one will pass this way Seeking my footsteps, And when the temple bell rings again They will be covered and gone.
- by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925), "Falling snow", 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 J. Bertram Fox (1881 - 1946), "Falling snow", published 1926. [low voice and piano] [text not verified]
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