The Butterfly Upon

"The Butterfly Upon" is the first song in Lori Laitman's song cycle One Bee and Revery.

Date: 2003Composer: Lori LaitmanText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: One Bee and Revery

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The Butterfly Upon
by Lori Laitman

The Butterfly upon the Sky,
That doesn’t know its Name
And hasn’t any tax to pay
And hasn’t any Home
Is just as high as you and I,
And higher, I believe,
So soar away and never sigh
And that’s the way to grieve —

Sheet Music

One Bee and Revery

Composer(s): Lori Laitman

Song(s): 1. The Butterfly Upon
2. Hope is a Strange Invention
3. To Make a Prairie

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