Wild Nights – Wild Nights!
Were I with thee
Wild Nights should be
Dickinson is trying to convince an unnamed lover or friend that they should be having fun times, or “Wild Nights,” while they can. This could be taken as, “lets ravage each other,” as well as, “Hey, lets party!” Well, at least party as much as a 19th century “virgin spinster” could. Think about that, does this really sound like some “virgin recluse” to you?
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