Many red devils ran from my heart

Many red devils ran from my heart is the second song from Lowell Liebermann's Final Songs, Op. 21 song cycle. The original text was written by Stephen Crane, an American poet and author.

Date: 1987Composer: Lowell LiebermannText: Stephen CraneSong Collection: Final Songs, Op. 21

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Many Red Devils Ran From My Heart

Stephen Crane

 

Many red devils ran from my heart

And out upon the page,

They were so tiny

The pen could mash them.

And many struggled in the ink.

It was strange

To write in this red muck

Of things from my heart.

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