Top 100 Poems About: SLEEP

In this page, poems on / about “sleep” are listed.
  • 1.
    A Cradle Song

    Sweet dreams form a shade,
    O'er my lovely infants head.
    Sweet dreams of pleasant streams,
    By happy silent moony beams read more »

    William Blake
  • 2.
    After Apple Picking

    My long two-pointed ladder's sticking through a tree
    Toward heaven still.
    And there's a barrel that I didn't fill
    Beside it, and there may be two or three read more »

    Robert Frost
  • 3.
    A Song

    Sweet dreams, form a shade
    O'er my lovely infant's head!
    Sweet dreams of pleasant streams read more »

    William Blake
  • 4.
    * A Dream Fallen Out Of Sleep

    Outside the abode of our sleep
    Somewhere a dream burns
    Somewhere tears sparkle
    Somewhere a moon smoulders read more »

    Naseer Ahmed Nasir
  • 5.
    A Goodnight

    Go to sleep--though of course you will not--
    to tideless waves thundering slantwise against
    strong embankments, rattle and swish of spray
    dashed thirty feet high, caught by the lake wind, read more »

    William Carlos Williams
  • 6.
    Cradle Song

    Sleep, sleep, beauty bright,
    Dreaming in the joys of night;
    Sleep, sleep; in thy sleep
    Little sorrows sit and weep. read more »

    William Blake
  • 7.
    Alastor: Or, The Spirit Of Solitude

    Earth, Ocean, Air, belovèd brotherhood!
    If our great Mother has imbued my soul
    With aught of natural piety to feel
    Your love, and recompense the boon with mine; read more »

    Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • 8.
    The Sad Mother

    Sleep, sleep, my beloved,
    without worry, without fear,
    although my soul does not sleep,
    although I do not rest. read more »

    Gabriela Mistral
  • 9.


    Thou hast made me endless, such is thy pleasure. This frail vessel thou emptiest again and again, and fillest it ever with fresh life. read more »

    Rabindranath Tagore
  • 10.
    Sleep! Sleep! Beauty Bright

    Sleep! sleep! beauty bright,
    Dreaming o'er the joys of night;
    Sleep! sleep! in thy sleep read more »

    William Blake
  • 11.

    Sleep, pretty lady, the night is enfolding you;
    Drift, and so lightly, on crystalline streams.
    Wrapped in its perfumes, the darkness is holding you;
    Starlight bespangles the way of your dreams. read more »

    Dorothy Parker
  • 12.
    Sleep Now, O Sleep Now

    Sleep now, O sleep now,
    O you unquiet heart!
    A voice crying "Sleep now"
    Is heard in my heart. read more »

    James Joyce
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