Susannah Fry

(1939)

"Susannah Fry" is the second song of Theodore Chanler's song cycle Eight Epitaphs, which sets the text of Walter de la Mare.

Susannah Fry
by Walter de la Mare


Here sleep I,
Susannah Fry,
No one near me,
No one nigh:
Alone, alone
Beneath a stone,
Dreaming on,
Dreaming on,
With grass for tester
And coverlid,
Dreaming on
As I always did.
"Weak in the head"
Maybe--who knows?
Susannah Fry
Under the rose.


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