"Goodnight" is the fifth song of Jake Heggie's song cycle Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri. Please see song cycle page for further details.

Date: 2014Composer: Jake HeggieText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri

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by Emily Dickinson

Some say goodnight — at night —
I say goodnight by day —
Good-bye — the Going utter me —
Goodnight, I still reply —

For parting, that is night,
And presence, simply dawn —
Itself, the purple on the height
Denominated morn.

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