Why Did You Go

"Why Did You Go" is the seventh song of Daron Aric Hagen's song cycle Echo's Songs. The poem is by e. e. cummings.

Date: 1983Composer: Daron Aric HagenText: E. E. CummingsSong Collection: Echo's Songs

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why did you go, little fourpaws?
by e. e. cummings

why did you go
little fourpaws?
you forgot to shut
your big eyes.

where did you go?
like little kittens
are all the leaves
which open in the rain.

little kittens who
are called spring,
is what we stroke
maybe asleep?

do you know?or maybe did
something go away
ever so quietly
when we weren’t looking.

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Echo's Songs

Composer(s): Daron Aric Hagen

Song(s): 1. Never Pain to Tell Thy Love
2. I Am Not Yours
3. A Dream Within a Dream
4. Echo's Song
5. I Am Rose
6. Lost
7. Why Did You Go
8. Since You Went Away
9. Thou Wouldst Be Loved
10. Look Down, Fair Moon
11. The Mild Mother

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