He Hears The Cry Of The Sedge

He Hears The Cry Of The Sedge is the third song of Lowell Liebermann's A Poet to His Beloved, Op. 40 song cycle.

Date: 1993Composer: Lowell LiebermannText: William Butler YeatsSong Collection: A Poet to His Beloved, Op. 40

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He Hears The Cry Of The Sedge

By William Butler Yeats

 

I wander by the edge

Of this desolate lake

Where wind cries in the sedge:

Until the axle break

That keeps the stars in their round,

And hands hurl in the deep

The banners of East and West.

And the girdle of light is unbound,

Your breast will not lie by the breast

Of your beloved in sleep.

Recordings

Liebermann: Complete Chamber Music For Flute

(Lowell Liebermann and William Butler Yeats)

2003

Songs of Lowell Liebermann

(Lowell Liebermann)

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