Where the gray bushes by the gray sea grow, Where the gray islands lie, Naked and bare to all the winds that blow, Under the dim gray sky -- The very flowers are gray, and dare not show The blue we know the little harebell by.
- by Mary Coleridge (1861 - 1907), "The haven", appears in Poems, no. 163, first published 1907 [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 Charles Villiers Stanford, Sir (1852 - 1924), "The haven", op. 127 (Eight partsongs) no. ?, published 1912. [SATB chorus a cappella] [text not verified]
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