Let It Be Forgotten

(1947)

"Let It Be Forgotten" is the second song of George Crumb's song grouping Three Early Songs for mezzo soprano and piano.

Let It Be Forgotten
by Sara Teasdale


Let it be forgotten as a flower is forgotten,
Forgotten as a fire that once was singing gold.
Let it be forgotten forever and ever.
Time is a kind friend, he will make us old.


If anyone asks, say it was forgotten,
Long and long ago.
As a flower, as a fire, as a hushed foot-fall
In a long forgotten snow.


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