"Ghosts" is a song by Margaret Ruthven Lang which sets a text by Richard Kendall Munkittrick.

Date: 1889Composer: Margaret Ruthven LangText: Richard Kendall Munkittrick

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by Richard Kendall Munkittrick

Out in the misty moonlight,
The first snow flakes I see,
As they frolic among the leafless
Limbs* of the appletree.

Faintly they seem to whisper,
As round the boughs they wing;
“We are the ghosts of the flowers
Who died in the early spring.”

*Lang changes “limbs” to “boughs”

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