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I Fall

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Meg Davies

Note from Composer

Taken from The Sacred Veil and kindly commission by the Los Angeles Master Chorale and the Netherlands Radio Choir.

This piece is not yet published.

The Text

Listening to your labored breath,
Your struggle ends as mine begins.
You rise; I fall.

Fading, yet already gone;
What calls you I cannot provide.
You rise; I fall.

Broken, with a heavy hand
I reach to you, and close your eyes.
You rise; I fall.

Charles Anthony Silvestrib.1965