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Chocolate Pi Help: Spoon River Anthology songs?! (42) RE: SPOON RIVER TUNES 06 May 00


I was in a dramatic reading type play of Spoon River Anthology at summer camp many years ago. One of the counselors set several of the poems to music; I still get one of the songs stuck in my head:
In youth my wings were strong and tireless
But I did not know the mountains
Inb age I knew the mountains
But my weary wings could not follow my vision.
Genius is wisdom and youth, wisdom and youth.

Richard Cory isn't Spoon River, it's by Edwin Arlington Robinson.

Chocolate Pi


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