Wild Nights


"Wild Nights" is the third song in Lee Hoiby's song cycle Four Dickinson Songs of 1988.

Wild Nights (249)
by Emily Dickinson

Wild Nights — Wild Nights!
Were I with thee
Wild Nights should be
Our luxury!

Futile — the Winds —
To a Heart in port —
Done with the Compass —
Done with the Chart!

Rowing in Eden —
Ah, the Sea!
Might I but moor — Tonight —
In Thee!

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