I Never Saw a Moor

(1992)

"I Never Saw a Moor" is the fourth song of Richard Pearson Thomas' song cycle At Last, To Be Identified. The cycle sets the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

I Never Saw a Moor (poem 1052)
by Emily Dickinson


I never saw a moor,
I never saw the sea ;
Yet know I how the heather looks,
And what a wave must be.


I never spoke with God,
Nor visited in heaven ;
Yet certain am I of the spot
As if the chart were given.


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