Troubled Woman

"Troubled Woman" is the fifth song in Ricky Ian Gordon's Genius Child song cycle.

Date: 1995Composer: Ricky Ian GordonText: Langston HughesSong Collection: Genius Child: A Cycle of 10 Songs

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Troubled Woman
by Langston Hughes

She stands
In the quiet darkness,
This troubled woman
Bowed by
Weariness and pain
Like an
Autumn flower
In the frozen rain,
Like a
Wind-blown autumn flower
That never lifts its head
Again.

–The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, p. 42

Books

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

By Langston Hughes

Sheet Music

Genius Child

Composer(s): Ricky Ian Gordon

Song(s): 1. Winter Moon
2. Genius Child
3. Kid in the Park
4. To Be Somebody
5. Troubled Woman
6. Strange Hurt: Long Version
7. Strange Hurt: Short Version
8. Prayer
9. Border Line
10. My People
11. Joy

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