Blue Iris

2003 | soprano/piano.

Poem by Mary Oliver (1935-2019). Blue Iris ©2001 by Mary Oliver. From What Do We Know, Da Capo Press. Used with permission of the Molly Malone Cook Literary Agency.

Song 2 of Early Snow.

Commissioned by Adelaide Whitaker for soprano Jennifer Check. The premiere recording is on the Albany Records CD Becoming a Redwood — Songs of Lori Laitman, with soprano Jennifer Check and pianist Warren Jones. To purchase, please click here.