She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep (op. 22, no. 2)

"She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep" is a song from Lowell Liebermann's Night Songs, op. 22 song cycle. The text was written by Robert Graves, a British poet.

Date: 1987Composer: Lowell LiebermannText: Robert GravesSong Collection: Night Songs, op. 22

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She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep

By Robert Graves


She tells her love while half asleep,

In the dark hours,

With half-words whispered low:

As Earth stirs in her winter sleep,

And puts out grass and flowers

Despite the snow,

Despite the falling snow.


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