Dustbowl
Language: English 
The land
Wants me to come back
To a handful of dust in autumn,
To a raindrop
In the palm of my hand
In spring.

The land
Wants me to come back
To a broken song in October,
To a snowbird on the wing.

The land
Wants me
To come back.

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2010-10-26
Line count: 13
Word count: 51