Island

"Island" is the third song of Musto's song cycle Shadow of the Blues.

Date: 1987Composer: John MustoText: Langston HughesSong Collection: Shadow of the Blues

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Island [1]
by Langston Hughes

Wave of sorrow,
Do not drown me now:

I see the island
Still ahead somehow.

I see the island
And its sands are fair:

Wave of sorrow,
Take me there.

–The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, p. 376

Books

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

By Langston Hughes

Sheet Music

Shadow of the Blues

Composer(s): John Musto

Song(s): 1. Silhouette
2. Litany
3. Island
4. Could Be

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