Then

(2002)

"Then" is the final song in Ned Rorem's song cycle Aftermath, written for medium voice, violin, cello, and piano.

Then
by Muriel Rukeyser


When I am dead, even then,
I will still love you, I will wait in these poems,
When I am dead, even then
I am still listening to you.
I will still be making poems for you
out of silence;
silence will be falling into that silence,
it is building music.


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