You slapped my face But oh so gently I smiled at the caress.
- by William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963) [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 Stanley Grill (b. 1953), "Short poem", copyright © 2008 [ soprano, strings ], from Love's Little Pleasures, no. 1, confirmed with an online score [sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2020-04-08
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