"..that passeth all understanding"(1999)
"..that passeth all understanding" is a song by James Primosch setting a poem by Denise Levertov. The song is the first song of Primosch's song cycle Holy the Firm.
"..that passeth all understanding"
by Denise Levertov
An awe so quiet
I don't know when it began.
to sing in me.
song from no song?
When does dewfall begin?
When does night
fold its arms over our hearts
to cherish them?
When is daybreak?
--Denise Levertov, Oblique Prayers
New Directions, New York, 1984, p. 85