Sleep, lover, near me
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 🙂 :
In other news, Work on Wounds I Healed continues apace…