See How They Love Me

(1958)

"See How They Love Me" is a song with music by Ned Rorem and poetry by Howard Moss. It is one of Rorem's most popular songs.

See How They Love Me
by Howard Moss


See how they love me – green leaf, gold grass,
swearing my blue wrists tick and are timeless.
See how it moves me – old sea, blue sea,
curving a half-moon round to surround me.
See how it loves me – high sky, blue sky,
letting the light be kindled to warm me.
But you rebuke me, oh Love –
Love that I only pursue.
See how they love me.


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