Summer Stars

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Instrumentation: Soprano soloist + piano
Duration: 2’27”
Poet: Carl Sandburg

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Text:

Bend low again, night of summer stars.
So near you are, sky of summer stars,
So near, a long-arm man can pick off stars,
Pick off what he wants in the sky bowl,
So near you are, summer stars,
So near, strumming, strumming,
So lazy and hum-strumming.

-Carl Sandburg

This poem is in the public domain.

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