Berkshire Twilight (op. 135, no. 2)

"Berkshire Twilight" is the second song of Lowell Liebermann's song cycle Five Songs on Poems of Jean Starr Untermeyer,, op. 135.

Date: 2019Composer: Lowell LiebermannText: Jean Starr UntermeyerSong Collection: Five Songs on Poems of Jean Starr Untermeyer, op. 135

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Berkshire Twilight

By Jean Starr Untermeyer


These autumn hills have their sadness.

So have I,


When a shadow crosses my spirit

And I neither live nor die.


Evening drops over their peaks

And chars their flame.

Their color sifts into grayness.

With me it is the same.

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