Lonely little question mark on a bench in the park: See the people passing by? See the airplanes in the sky? See the birds flying home before dark? Home's just around the corner there -- but not really anywhere.
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- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967), "Kid in the park" [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 Ricky Ian Gordon (b. 1956), "Kid in the park", 1995 [ high voice and piano ], from Genius Child: A Cycle of 10 Songs, no. 3 [sung text checked 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2010-11-02
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