Susannah Fry

"Susannah Fry" is the second song of Theodore Chanler's song cycle Eight Epitaphs, which sets the text of Walter de la Mare.

Date: 1939Composer: Theodore ChanlerText: Walter De la MareSong Collection: Eight Epitaphs

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Susannah Fry
by Walter de la Mare

Here sleep I,
Susannah Fry,
No one near me,
No one nigh:
Alone, alone
Beneath a stone,
Dreaming on,
Dreaming on,
With grass for tester
And coverlid,
Dreaming on
As I always did.
“Weak in the head”
Maybe–who knows?
Susannah Fry
Under the rose.

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Eight Epitaphs

Composer(s): Theodore Chanler

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