Ample Make This Bed

"Ample Make This Bed" is the first song of Jake Heggie's song set How Well I Knew the Light, which sets the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

Date: 2000Composer: Jake HeggieText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: How Well I Knew the Light

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Ample Make This Bed
by Emily Dickinson

Ample make this Bed —
Make this Bed with Awe —
In it wait till Judgment break
Excellent and Fair.

Be its Mattress straight —
Be its Pillow round —
Let no Sunrise’ yellow noise
Interrupt this Ground —

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Music of Jake Heggie

Composer(s): Jake Heggie

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