Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)|
Wild Nights Wild Nights!
Were I with thee
Wild Nights should be
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
The above poem was written c.1861, and first published in 1891. Using
Johnson's ordering, it is number 249. It can be found, for example, in:
Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson.
Thomas H. Johnson, ed. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.
Ferguson, Margaret, Mary Jo Salter, and Jon Stallworthy, eds.
The Norton Anthology of Poetry
(Fourth Edition). New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1996.