Two Worlds (op. 80, no. 6)

"Two Worlds" is the final song from Lowell Liebermann's Six Songs on Poems of Raymond Carver, op. 80.

Date: 2002Composer: Lowell LiebermannText: Raymond CarverSong Collection: Six Songs on Poems of Raymond Carver, op. 80

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Two Worlds

By Raymond Carver


In air heavy

with odor of crocuses,


sensual smell of crocuses,

I watch a lemon sun disappear,


a sea change blue

to olive black.


I watch lightning leap from Asia as



my love stirs and breathes and

sleeps again,


part of this world and yet

part of that.

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