III. All Hallows Eve

02:56
Katherine Bruton, Soprano
01/28/2019
Ross Crean

Story

Recorded by Daniel Johansen at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL
October 31, 2018

Project Directed by Maureen Smith
Produced by Ross Crean and Maureen Smith

Copyright 2019 Ross Crean/Knight & Thorne Music, ASCAP, International. All Rights Reserved.

Lyrics

Text by Lizette Woolworth Reese (1856-1935)

 

Two things I did on Hallows Night:— 
Made my house April-clear;
Left open wide my door
To the ghosts of the year.

Then one came in. Across the room 
It stood up long and fair—
The ghost that was myself—
And gave me stare for stare.