The burning fire shakes in the night, On high her silver candles gleam, With far-flung arms enflamed with light, The trees are lost in dream. Come in thy beauty! 'tis my love, Lost in far-wandering desire, Hath in the darkling deep above Set stars and kindled fire.
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- by Walter De la Mare (1873 - 1956), "Invocation", appears in Motley and Other Poems, first published 1918 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Reginald Osborne , "Invocation", published 1968 [ voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
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