Compensation


Written Text

Because I had loved so deeply,

Because I had loved so long,

God in His great compassion

Gave me the gift of song.

Because I have loved so vainly,

And sung with such faltering breath,

The Master in infinite mercy

Offers the boon of Death.

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“Compensation”

By Paul Laurence Dunbar

Read by Brian Harrison

Directed by Walter Evans

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