Vast Fields of Crosses, All the Same

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Pieces en Concert --
Prelude, La Tromba,
Air de Diable.
By Francois Couperin.
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The Advent Chamber Orchestra
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Vast fields of crosses, all the same,
Each embellished with a name.
This is what your love has wrought!
Embrace the child become a thought,
Reduced to regimented loss,
A name screwed on a plain, white cross!
Nor can you feel what you must feel
Since what is real cannot be real.
Devour the moment, make it yours,
As life continues on all fours,
Yearning, begging at closed doors.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

Audio and Video Music: Pieces en Concert -- Prelude, La Tromba, Air de Diable.
By Francois Couperin. Performed by The Advent Chamber Orchestra
at the Free Music Archive under an Attribution--ShareAlike license.



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