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An interlude ("between play") is:

  • In theatre:
    • a short Play (theatre) or, in general, any representation between parts of a larger stage production
    • Entr'acte, a piece of music performed between acts of a theatrical production, or a short play-within-a-play within a larger theatrical work
    • Morality play, a modern critical term describing Medieval and early Tudor theatrical entertainments that were known as "Interludes"
  • In music:
    • a section in a movement of a musical piece, see: Bridge (music) or Break (music)
    • a piece of music composed of one or more movements, to be inserted between sections of another composition: see also intermezzo, and for the Baroque era: sinfonia

Interlude as a title may refer to:

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Interlude
by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
From Poems of Experience (1917). Also published in Poems of Optimism (1919)

The days grow shorter, the nights grow longer;
   The headstones thicken along the way,
And life grows sadder, but love grows stronger,
   For those who walk with us day by day.

The tear comes quicker, the laugh comes slower;
   The courage is lesser to do and dare;
And the tide of joy in the heart falls lower,
   And seldom covers the reefs of care.

But all true things in the world seem truer;
   And the better things of earth seem best,
And friends are dearer, as friends are fewer,
   And love is all as our sun dips west.

Then let us clasp hands as we walk together,
   And let us speak softly in love’s sweet tone;
For no man knows on the morrow whether
   We two pass on - or but one alone.

PD-icon.svg This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1919, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.


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