Good Morning, Midnight (op. 101, no. 4)

(1936)

"Good Morning, Midnight," Op. 101, no. 4 is the last song of Arthur Farwell's Four Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 101. The song is currently published in Arthur Farwell's Thirty-Four Songs on Poems of Emily Dickinson, Vol. 1.

Good Morning, Midnight (poem 425)
by Emily Dickinson


Good Morning — Midnight —
I'm coming Home —
Day — got tired of Me —
How could I — of Him?


Sunshine was a sweet place —
I liked to stay —
But Morn — didn't want me — now —
So — Goodnight — Day!


I can look — can't I —
When the East is Red?
The Hills — have a way — then —
That puts the Heart — abroad —


You — are not so fair — Midnight —
I chose — Day —
But — please take a little Girl —
He turned away!


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