Title

Day

Publication Information

published in Lyrics of Sunshine and Shadow (1905)

Musical Settings

Henry Cowell, Day (TTBBB chorus, falsetto or boy's chorus ad libitum, a cappella) (January 1950)

Gary Bachlund, Day (medium voice and piano) (January 2010)

Text

The gray dawn on the mountain top
Is slow to pass away.
Still lays him by in sluggish dreams,
The golden God of day.

And then a light along the hills,
Your laughter silvery gay;
The Sun God wakes, a bluebird trills,
You come and it is day.


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