We are the desperate Who do not care, The hungry Who have nowhere To eat, No place to sleep, The tearless Who cannot Weep.
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- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967), "Vagabonds" [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 Robert Owens (1925 - 2017), "Vagabonds", op. 9 no. 1 [ baritone and piano ], from Tearless - Song Cycle for Baritone and Piano, no. 1 [sung text not yet checked]
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This text was added to the website: 2010-10-26
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Word count: 24