Youth, Day, Old Age & Night

"Youth, Day, Old Age & Night" is the fourth and final song of Jonathan's Clark Schwabe's song cycle A Clear Midnight.

Date: 2005Composer: Jonathan Clarke SchwabeText: Walt WhitmanSong Collection: A Clear Midnight

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Youth, Day, Old Age & Night
by Walt Whitman

Youth, Day, Old Age & Night Youth, large, lusty, loving–youth full of grace, force, fascination,
Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace,
force, fascination?

Day full-blown and splendid-day of the immense sun, action,
ambition, laughter,
The Night follows close with millions of suns, and sleep and
restoring darkness.

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