"Nantucket" is the third song in Ned Rorem's song cycle Nantucket Songs.

by William Carlos Williams

Flowers through the window
lavender and yellow
changed by white curtains--
Smell of cleanliness--

Sunshine of late afternoon--
On the glass tray
a glass pitcher, the tumbler
turned down, by which
a key is lying--And the
immaculate white bed.

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