The Thin Edge

"The Thin Edge" is the fourth and final song of Jake Heggie's song cycle Before the Storm.

Date: 1998Composer: Jake HeggieText: Dorothy ParkerSong Collection: Before the Storm

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The Thin Edge
by Dorothy Parker

With you, my heart is quiet here,
And all my thoughts are cool as rain.
I sit and let the shifting year
Go by before the windowpane,
And reach my hand to yours, my dear . . .
I wonder what it’s like in Spain.

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