Ample make this Bed

"Ample make this Bed" is the second song in Steve Heitzeg's song cycle Three Graces for Hildur, a cycle which sets the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

Date: 1997Composer: Steve HeitzegText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: Three Graces for Hildur

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Ample make this Bed (poem 829)
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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