We have tomorrow Bright before us Like a flame. Yesterday A night-gone thing, A sun-down name. And dawn-today Broad arch above the road we came. We march!
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- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967) [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 Daniel Gilliam (b. 1978), "Youth", 2006 [ high voice and piano ], from Langston Hughes Songs, no. 5 [sung text not yet checked]
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