Afternoon on a Hill

"Afternoon on a Hill" is the first song of Lita Grier's 5 Songs For Children.

Date: 1999Composer: Lita GrierText: Edna St. Vincent MillaySong Collection: 5 Songs For Children

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Afternoon on a Hill
by Edna St. Vincent Millay

I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun,
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.

I will look at cliffs and clouds
With quiet eyes,
Watch the wind bow down the grass,
And the grass rise.

And when lights begin to show
Up from the town,
I will mark which must be mine
And then start down.

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