There was a man with tongue of wood

There was a man with tongue of wood is the final song of Lowell Liebermann's Final Songs, Op. 21 song cycle.

Date: 1987Composer: Lowell LiebermannText: Stephen CraneSong Collection: Final Songs, Op. 21

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There was a man with tongue of wood Text

There was a man with tongue of wood

Who essayed to sing,

And in truth it was lamentable.

But there was one who heard

The clip-clapper of this tongue of wood

And knew what the man

Wished to sing,

And with that the singer was content.

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Songs of Lowell Liebermann

(Lowell Liebermann)

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