"Epitaph" is the fourth song in Ernst Bacon's Four Songs For Soprano song cycle, which also features poetry by Janet Lewis and Shakespeare.

Date: 1946Composer: Ernst BaconText: Emily Dickinson, Janet Lewis, William Shakespeare

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by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Heap not on this mound
Roses that she loved so well:
Why bewilder her with roses,
That she cannot see or smell?

She is happy where she lies
With the dust upon her eyes.

Sheet Music

Four Songs For Soprano

Composer(s): Ernst Bacon

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