Here, Where the Daisies Fit My Head

(1999)

"Here, Where the Daisies Fit My Head" is the first song of Jake Heggie's song cycle From Emily's Garden

Here, Where the Daisies Fit My Head
by Emily Dickinson


Here, where the Daisies fit my Head
'Tis easiest to lie
And every Grass that plays outside
Is sorry, some, for me.


Where I am not afraid to go
I may confide my Flower --
Who was not Enemy of Me
Will gentle be, to Her.


Nor separate, Herself and Me
By Distances become --
A single Bloom we constitute
Departed, or at Home --


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