I know what my heart is like Since your love died: It is like a hollow ledge Holding a little pool Left there by the tide, A little tepid pool, Drying inward from the edge.
- by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950), "Ebb", appears in Second April, first published 1921 [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 Harrison Kerr (1897 - 1978), "Ebb", published 1975 [soprano and piano], from Three Songs [text not verified]
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This text was added to the website: 2008-06-03
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