“The Quest” by Grace Coolidge

TheQuest-Grace Coolidge

The first poem granted permission by Mrs. Coolidge for setting to music by the skillful arrangement of Maury Madison, Washington newspaperman and composer, “The Quest” was played on the radio in 1930. It seems the poem was begun while the Coolidges were staying at Lakeside Inn, Mount Dora, Florida. Here is the beautiful composition:

Crossing the uplands of time,

Skirting the borders of night,

Scaling the face of the peak of dreams,

We enter the regions of light,

And hastening on, with eager intent,

Arrive at the rainbow’s end,

And there uncover the pot of gold

Buried deep in the heart of a friend.

 

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