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Thread #55149   Message #2427737
Posted By: Wolfgang
01-Sep-08 - 12:26 PM
Thread Name: Mudcat CD Orchid: Liner Notes PermaThread
Subject: Lyr add: A green cornfield (Skylark)
I think these are the missing lyrics to the song "Skylark". I have not yet checked with my Mudcat CDs, for I am not where they are.


(Christina Georgina Rosetti)

The earth was green, the sky was blue:
    I saw and heard one sunny morn
A skylark hang between the two,
A singing speck above the corn.

A stage below, in gay accord,
    White butterflies danced on the wing,
And still the singing skylark soared,
    And silent sank and soared to sing.

The cornfield stretched a tender green
    To right and left beside my walks;
I knew he had a nest unseen
    Somewhere among the million stalks.

And as I paused to hear his song
    While swift the sunny moments slid,
Perhaps his mate sat listening long,
    And listened longer than I did.