Move Me to Crying

Original Swedish Text by Anders Frostenson

Music by Ron Klusmeier
English Translation by Fred Kaan
Tune Name: TERRACE

Lyrics as Poetry

Move me to crying
silence and earth
and to the table,
breaking the bread.Broken your true love,
open your wound,
crying through torment
till we are found.You are the author
come, live in me;
living for others,
I shall be free.


Words by
Fred KaanCopyright © 1976 by Hope Publishing Company
(Carol Stream, Illinois) for USA and CanadaCopyright © 1976 by Stainer & Bell Limited
(London, England) for all other territories

Comments About Song

Author Fred Kaan, from his book
THE HYMN TEXTS OF FRED KAAN (page 85):

“This contemplative text is a translation from Anders Frostenson’s Swedish original,
written in 1966.”


The Hymn Texts of Fred Kaan
is co-published by:Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, IL USA
(for USA and Canada)Stainer & Bell, Limited
London, England
(for all other countries)

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Ash Wednesday
  • Communion
  • Confession
  • Eucharist
  • God∶ nature of
  • Liberation
  • Maundy Thursday
  • Service, Serving
  • Translations∶  Orig. Swedish: A. Frostenson

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