Love Memory

"Love Memory" is a song by H. Leslie Adams setting a poem of Paul Laurence Dunbar. The song is part of Adams' Collected Songs, published by Classical Vocal Repertoire.

Composer: H. Leslie AdamsText: Paul Laurence Dunbar

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A Song
by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Thou art the soul of a summer’s day,
Thou art the breath of the rose.
But the summer is fled
And the rose is dead;
Where are they gone, who knows?
Thou art the blood of my heart o’ hearts,
Thou art my soul’s repose
But my heart grows numb
And my soul is dumb;
Where art thou, love, who knows?
Thou art the hope of my after years —
Sun for my winter snows;
But the years go by
‘Neath a clouded sky.
Where shall we meet, who knows?

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