A Star in a Haymow

(1963)

"A Star in a Haymow" is the third song of Simon Sargon's song cycle A Star in a Haymow, which sets five poems of Kenneth Patchen.

Sheet music for this song cycle is available directly through the composer by contacting the following address: [email protected].

For Miriam
by Kenneth Patchen


Do I not deal with angels
When her lips I touch


So gentle, so warm and sweet -- falsity
Has no sight of her
O the world is a place of veils and roses
When she is there


I am come to her wonder
Like a boy finding a star in a haymow
And there is nothing cruel or mad or evil
Anywhere


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