Never more will the wind cherish you again, never more will the rain. Never more shall we find you bright in the snow and wind. The snow is melted, the snow is gone, and you are flown: Like a bird out of our hand, like a light out of our heart, you are gone.
- by Hilda Doolittle (1886 - 1961) [author's text not yet checked 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 William Bolcom (b. 1938), "Never more will the wind", 1990, first performed 1991 [mezzo-soprano and piano], from I Will Breath a Mountain: A Song Cycle from American Women Poets, no. 5. [text verified 1 time]
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