Treasure Island

Theodor Storm

(1817 - 1888 / Germany)

Close Both My Eyes


Close both my eyes
with your beloved hands!
For everything I suffer
comes to rest under your hand.

And as the pain,
wave upon wave, gently lies down to sleep,
as the last heartbeat stirs,
you fill my whole heart.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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