II. When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd

by George Crumb From Apparition (1979)

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II. When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
English source: Walt Whitman

When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd,
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I mourn'd, and yet shall mourn with ever-returning spring.
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Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most…

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