I asked for Peace

  • for choir SSA, or for three singers
  • Duration 2' 15"

Words

by Digby Mackworth Dolben

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Text

I asked for Peace—
My sins arose,
And bound me close,
I could not find release.

I asked for Truth—
My doubts came in,
And with their din
They wearied all my youth.

I asked for Love—
My lovers failed,
And griefs assailed
Around, beneath, above.

I asked for Thee—
And Thou didst come
To take me home
Within Thy heart to be.

Digby Mackworth Dolben (1848-1867)

Categories

choral - high voices unaccompanied.