The Rose Family

"The Rose Family" is the second song of Elliott Carter's Three Poems of Robert Frost.

Date: 1943Composer: Elliott CarterText: Robert FrostSong Collection: Three Poems of Robert Frost

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The Rose Family
by Robert Frost

The rose is a rose,
And was always a rose.
But the theory now goes
That the apple’s a rose,
And the pear is, and so’s
The plum, I suppose.
The dear only knows
What will next prove a rose.
You, of course, are a rose –
But were always a rose.

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Three Poems of Robert Frost

Composer(s): Elliott Carter

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