To Those Who've Fail'd(2005)
"To Those Who've Fail'd" is the second song of Jonathan's Clark Schwabe's song cycle A Clear Midnight.
To those who've fail'd, in aspiration vast
by Walt Whitman
To those who've fail'd, in aspiration vast,
To unnam'd soldiers fallen in front on the lead,
To calm, devoted engineers- to over-ardent travelers- to pilots on
To many a lofty song and picture without recognition- I'd rear
High, high above the rest- To all cut off before their time,
Possess'd by some strange spirit of fire,
Quench'd by an early death.