Momento Habanero Havana Hour I touch your hand -- And then I go. I kiss your lips -- And then I go. You will forget, I will forget, And only time will know You touched my hand, I kissed your lips -- How swift sweet moments go.
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Confirmed with Langston Hughes, by W. Jason Miller, Reaktion Books, 2020.
- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967), no title, written 1929 [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 Albert Hague (1920 - 2001), "I kiss your lips", published 1952 [ voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
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