Island

(1987)

"Island" is the third song of Musto's song cycle Shadow of the Blues.

Island [1]
by Langston Hughes


Wave of sorrow,
Do not drown me now:


I see the island
Still ahead somehow.


I see the island
And its sands are fair:


Wave of sorrow,
Take me there.


--The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, p. 376


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