The Road to Avrillé

"The Road to Avrillé" is the first song of Richard Pearson's song cycle Songs to Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay.

Date: 1994Composer: Richard Pearson ThomasText: Edna St. Vincent MillaySong Collection: Songs to Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay

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The Road to Avrillé
by Edna St. Vincent Millay

April again in Avrillé,
And the brown lark in air.
And you and I a world apart,
That walked together there.

The cuckoo spoke from out of the wood,
The lark from out the sky.
Embraced upon the highway stood
Love-sick you and I.

The rosy peasant left his bees,
The carrier slowed his cart,
To shout us blithe obscenities,
And bless us from the heart,

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Songs to Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay

Composer(s): Richard Pearson Thomas

Voice Type: Soprano

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