Today like yesterday Tomorrow like today; The drip, drip, drip, Of monotony Is wearing my life away; Today like yesterday, Tomorrow like today.
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- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967), "Monotony" [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 Richard Thompson (b. 1954), "Monotony", 2004 [ tenor and piano ], from Dream Variations, no. 3 [sung text not yet checked]
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