Poem for the Day: October 7th, 2021

Wild nights – Wild nights! (269) 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!

© 1988 President and Fellows of Harvard College. © 1951, 1955, 1979, 1983 President and Fellows of Harvard College. Today’s poem is taken from The Poems of Emily Dickinson Edited by R. W. Franklin, which was released in 1999 by Harvard University Press.

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