Touch

"Touch" is a setting of Dana Gioia by composer Alva Henderson.

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Date: 1993Composer: Alva HendersonText: Dana Gioia

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Touch
by Dana Gioia, after Rilke

Enter this moment silently.
Palm against palm our two hands touch,
Tense with the danger that we see.
Enter this moment silently
With eyes averted. Guilty, we
Know one word spoken is too much,
Enter this moment silently.
Palm against palm our two hands touch.

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