To a Young Poet

(1994)

"To a Young Poet" is the second song of Richard Pearson's song cycle Songs to Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay.

To a Young Poet
by Edna St. Vincent Millay


Time cannot break the bird's wing from the bird.
Bird and wing together
Go down, one feather.


No thing that ever flew,
Not the lark, not you,
Can die as others do.


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