The Thin Edge

(1998)

"The Thin Edge" is the fourth and final song of Jake Heggie's song cycle Before the Storm.

The Thin Edge
by Dorothy Parker


With you, my heart is quiet here,
And all my thoughts are cool as rain.
I sit and let the shifting year
Go by before the windowpane,
And reach my hand to yours, my dear . . .
I wonder what it’s like in Spain.


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