Injuction is the first song from Winifred Hyson's Songs of Job's Daughter song cycle with original text by Jean Starr Untermeyer.

Text: Jean Starr UntermeyerSong Collection: Songs of Job's Daughter

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By Jean Starr Untermeyer


Mix the lyric water

Of the movement that is song

With the sandy stuff of thought,

So that something may be wrought

Concrete from the flux of pain,

Some small monument remain

Of her, who was Job’s own daughter,

Unterrestrial and strong


Up Toward the Sky

(Amy Marcy Beach, William Ernest Henley, Richard Hundley, Marianne Moore, James Purdy, Edward Rowland Sill, Gertrude Stein, Sara Teasdale and Virgil Thomson)


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