Angel Wings

"Angel Wings" is a song by Ricky Ian Gordon setting a poem by Langston Hughes. The song is part of Ricky Ian Gordon's collection Only Heaven, which sets seventeen poems of Langston Hughes.

Date: 1997Composer: Ricky Ian GordonText: Langston HughesSong Collection: Only Heaven

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Angel Wings
by Langston Hughes

The angels wings is white as snow,
O, white as snow,
White
as
snow.
The angels wings is white as snow,
But I drug ma wings
In the dirty mire.
O, I drug ma wings
All through the fire.
But the angels wings is white as snow,
White
as
snow.

Books

Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

By Langston Hughes

Sheet Music

Only Heaven

Composer(s): Ricky Ian Gordon

Song(s): Harlem Night Song
Daybreak In Alabama
When Sue Wears Red
Late Last Night
Port Town
Angel Wings
Luck
Delinquent
Dream Variations
In Time Of Silver Rain
Song For A Dark Girl
Drum
Litany
Dream
Night: Four Songs
Demand
Stars

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