Singer of Life

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Singer of Life, all flowers are songs

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Representative Text

1 Singer of Life, all flowers are songs,
with petals do you write.
Singer of Life, you color the earth,
dazzling the eye with birds red and bright.
Joy is for us! The flowers are spread@
Singing is our delight!

2 Mortal are we, with all living things,
with eagles in the sky.
Even all gold and jade will not last;
singing alone, I know, cannot die.
Here is this house of springtime bestow
songs that like birds can fly.

Source: Singing the Living Tradition #196

Text Information

First Line: Singer of Life, all flowers are songs
Title: Singer of Life
Meter: Irregular
Source: From a Texcoco Nahuatl poem
Language: English


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Singing the Living Tradition #196

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