Wild Nights

"Wild Nights" is a song by Lori Laitman from her song cycle Days and Nights. "Wild Nights" sets a poem by Emily Dickinson.

Date: 1995Composer: Lori LaitmanText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: Days and Nights

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Wild Nights — Wild Nights! (poem 249)
by Emily Dickinson

Wild Nights — Wild Nights!
Were I with thee
Wild Nights should be
Our luxury!

Futile — the Winds —
To a Heart in port —
Done with the Compass —
Done with the Chart!

Rowing in Eden —
Ah, the Sea!
Might I but moor — Tonight —
In Thee!

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Days and Nights

Composer(s): Lori Laitman

Song(s): 1. Along With Me
2. They Might Not Need Me
3. The Night has a Thousand Eyes
4. Over the Fence
5. Song
6. Wild Nights

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