Evening, Op. 35, no. 5

"Evening" is a song of Margaret Ruthven Lang which sets the text of Harriet Fairchild Blodgett.

Composer: Margaret Ruthven LangText: Harriet Fairchild Blodgett

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by Harriett Fairchild Blodgett

The shadows furl their wings to rest,
As, through the curtains of the west,
The Evening cometh with a star
To light her from the worlds afar,
And says, her gray eyes filled with dew:
“Dear child, I have sweet dreams for you!
Sweet dreams, dear child, for you!”



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