A River of Honey

"A River of Honey" is the third song of Simon Sargon's song cycle A River of Honey, which sets the poetry of various poets.

Sheet music for Mr. Sargon's songs is available directly through the composer by contacting the following address: [email protected].

Date: 2003Composer: Simon SargonText: Denise LevertovSong Collection: A River of Honey

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by Denise Levertov

The fluteplayer
can’t be seen to draw breath,
doesn’t even
part his lips. But music
flows from the
wooden flute, a river
of honey over-
flowing the honeycomb.

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