Treasure Island

archie langford

(1928 / mountain Ash South Wales UK)

Sleep


Sleep, blessed sleep desert me not
But let your tender hands caress my eyes,
And all my aching body steep
in thy luxurious paradise.

Sleep, blessed sleep be my guide,
Through semi-conscious shadows steer,
And all thoughts and cares of wakeful hours,
May slow but surely disappear.

Submitted: Sunday, June 25, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, August 10, 2010

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  • Scarlett Treat (9/19/2006 9:11:00 AM)

    Where did my voting mechanism go? I wanted to give this a 10...well, consider it done, vote or not. Beautiful prayer. (Report) Reply

  • Kee Thampi (7/17/2006 2:15:00 AM)

    Sleep, blessed sleep be my guide,
    Through semi-conscious shadows steer,
    And all thoughts and cares of wakeful hours,
    Very talented imagery in poem and have best messages (Report) Reply

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