Lover’s Lullaby #dVerse #Quadrille

Sleep, lover, near me
gently, do
and in your arms, I’ll dream a dream of you

Sleep lover, softly
through the night
to waken with me at the dawn’s first light:

A lover’s lullaby is nothing new
but never was a serenade more true

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Written for dVerse

Tonight, Sarah hosts Quadrille, and the watchword is ‘sleep.’ I will probably do most of my reading tomorrow, as I am out for a family birthday this evening. The title of this poem was inspired by a Janis Ian song. I know Merril is a fan, so hopefully she will appreciate this πŸ™‚ :

In other news, Work on Wounds I Healed continues apace…

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  1. Beautiful sonnet-ish delivery, Ingrid. I really dug this one, and really appreciate the recollection of Ms Ian. Thanks.

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