On this Wondrous Sea

(1944)

"On this Wondrous Sea" can be found in Ernst Bacon's collection Songs from Emily Dickinson: Nature Time and Space - Volume 1, published by Classical Vocal Reprints.

On this Wondrous Sea

by Emily Dickinson


On this wondrous sea
Sailing silently,
Ho! Pilot, ho!
Knowest thou the shore
Where no breakers roar --
Where the storm is o'er?


In the peaceful west
Many the sails at rest --
The anchors fast --
Thither I pilot thee --
Land Ho! Eternity!
Ashore at last!


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