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A Ballad Of Dreamland

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I hid my heart in a nest of roses,
Out of the sun's way, hidden apart;
In a softer bed than the soft white snow's is,
Under the roses I hid my heart.
Why would it sleep not? why should it start,
When never a leaf of the rose-tree stirred?
What made sleep flutter his wings and part?
Only the song of a secret bird.

Lie still, I said, for the wind's wing closes,

And mild leaves muffle the keen sun's dart;
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Chinedu Dike 18 October 2019

Well expressed thoughts and feelings. An insightful piece of poetry. Thanks for sharing.

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Azubuike Lucy 29 May 2018

What bids the lips of thy sleep dispart? Only the song of a secret bird. Really beautiful

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Sylvaonyema Uba 23 May 2018

In the world 0f dreams I have chosen my part. Good ballad. SYLVA-ONYEMA UBA

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Bernard F. Asuncion 07 June 2017

In a nest of roses.... thanks for posting....

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Kelley Collins 14 July 2014

Great deliverance and understanding.Thank you! God Bless you always!

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Cambridge Keenan 14 July 2013

WOW! ! that is amazing...your words take my breath away...I am in awe

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Joseph Poewhit 14 July 2013

Dreams kindle the fire of life at times.

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Gajanan Mishra 14 July 2013

song of a secret bird, I like it, thanks.

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Ada Vesneri 05 October 2012

I think the secret bird is the magic and mistery of dreams, something we can't totally understand, because they're indeed ''dreams'' all stories, songs that are in our brain during sleep, a magical, secret world

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