O Hymen, O Hymenee!

"O Hymen, O Hymenee!" is one of Marc Blitzstein's many Whitman Songs.

Date: 1927Composer: Marc BlitzsteinText: Walt WhitmanSong Collection: Whitman Songs

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O Hymen, O Hymenee!
by Walt Whitman

O hymen! O hymenee!
Why do you tantalize me thus?
O why sting me for a swift moment only?
Why can you not continue? O why do you now cease?
Is it because, if you continued beyond the swift moment, you would soon certainly kill me?

Sheet Music

The Marc Blitzstein Songbook, Vol. 3

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