Safe in My Arms

"Safe in My Arms" is the second song of Simon Sargon's song cycle A Star in a Haymow, which sets five poems of Kenneth Patchen.

Sheet music for this song cycle is available directly through the composer by contacting the following address: [email protected]

Date: 1963Composer: Simon SargonText: Kenneth PatchenSong Collection: A Star in a Haymow

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“O Sleeping Falls the Maiden Snow”
by Kenneth Patchen

O sleeping lay the maiden snow
Upon the branches of the city
And oh my love was warm beside me

O nearer came the rush of dark wings
Over the dreams of my people
And oh my heart was full of their pain

O sleeping lay the maiden snow
Upon the bitter roofs of the world
But ah! my love was safe in my arms.

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Books

Collected Poems (Kenneth Patchen)

By Kenneth Patchen

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