Into My Heart an Air That Kills

"Into My Heart an Air That Kills" is the fourth song of Bob Scher's Five Songs from "A Shropshire Lad". The song cycle sets the poetry of A. E. Housman.

Date: 2007Composer: Bob ScherText: A. E. HousmanSong Collection: Five Songs from "A Shropshire Lad"

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Into My Heart an Air That Kills
by A. E. Housman

Into my heart an air that kills
From yon far country blows.
What are those blue remembered hills,
What spires, what farms are those?

That is the land of lost content,
I see it shining plain,
The happy highways where I went
And cannot come again.

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