Go From Me

(2006)
For more information about this song, please visit the following page: Three Sonnets After the Portuguese.

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The audio recording provided in the audio playlist to the right is used with the permission of the composer and features The Corelli Trio (contralto Judit Rajk, violinist Gabor Csonka & bassoonist Geza Hargitai) on Arizona University Recordings. To listen, please click on the track name itself.
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Go from me. Yet I feel that I shall stand
Henceforward in thy shadow. Nevermore
Alone upon the threshold of my door
Of individual life, I shall command
The uses of my soul, nor lift my hand
Serenely in the sunshine as before,
Without the sense of that which I forbore...
Thy touch upon the palm. The widest land
Doom takes to part us, leaves thy heart in mine
With pulses that beat double. What I do
And what I dream include thee, as the wine
Must taste of its own grapes. And when I sue
God for myself, He bears that name of thine,
And sees within my eyes, the tears of two.

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