Wild Nights! Wild Nights!

(1992)

"Wild Nights! Wild Nights!" is the third song of Richard Pearson Thomas' song cycle At Last, To Be Identified. The cycle sets the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

Wild Nights! Wild Nights! (poem 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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