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There Will Come Soft Rains Text by Sara Teasdale

Jessica Rudman (b. 1982)

Freely ca. q = 88 p

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œ œ œ ˙™ will come soft rains

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œ œ bœ œ ™ œ œ™ œ™ ˙ and the smell

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3 of the earth,

swal - lows

and

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circ -ling

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with their shim - mer - ing sound;

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sing - ing in pools,

Frogs

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wild

plum trees

in lu - min - ous white;

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bins

will wear their feath'ry fire

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whist - ling their whims

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on a

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low fence wire.

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know of the war,

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done.

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Not one would mind if man per - ished ut - ter- ly.

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And Spring her - self when she a - woke

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at dawn would scarce - ly know

*Music Can Be Transposed as Needed

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