If You Should Go

"If You Should Go" is the fourth song of William Grant Still's song cycle Songs of Separation.

Date: 1949Composer: William Grant StillText: Countee CullenSong Collection: Songs of Separation

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If You Should Go
by Countee Cullen

Love, leave me like the light,
The gently passing day;
We would not know, but for the night,
When it has slipped away.
Go quietly; a dream,
When done, should leave no trace
That it has lived, except a gleam
Across the dreamer’s face.

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Songs of Separation

Composer(s): William Grant Still

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