I Dream a World

I Dream a World is the final song of Lowell Liebermann's Three Dream Songs, Op. 53 song cycle.

Date: 1996Composer: Lowell LiebermannText: Langston HughesSong Collection: Three Dream Songs, Op. 53

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I Dream a World

By Langston Hughes

 

I dream a world where man

No other man will scorn,

Where love will bless the earth

And peace its paths adorn

I dream a world where all

Will know sweet freedom’s way,

Where greed no longer saps the soul

Nor avarice blights our day.

A world I dream where black or white,

Whatever race you be,

Will share the bounties of the earth

And every man is free,

Where wretchedness will hang its head

And joy, like a pearl,

Attends the needs of all mankind-

Of such I dream, my world!

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