Let It Be Forgotten

(1988)

"Let It Be Forgotten" is the fourth song of Simon Sargon's song cycle Let It Be You.

Sheet music for Mr. Sargon's songs is available directly through the composer by contacting the following email address: [email protected].

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The audio selection in the player to the right features Janeanne Houston, soprano, and Robert Jorgensen, piano. Used with the permission of the composer. To listen, please click on the track name itself.

Let It Be Forgotten
by Sara Teasdale


Let it be forgotten as a flower is forgotten,
Forgotten as a fire that once was singing gold.
Let it be forgotten forever and ever.
Time is a kind friend, he will make us old.


If anyone asks, say it was forgotten,
Long and long ago.
As a flower, as a fire, as a hushed foot-fall
In a long forgotten snow.


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