Two Worlds

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

sleeping,

 

my love stirs and breathes and

sleeps again,

 

part of this world and yet

part of that.

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