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A Memory (From A Sonnet- Sequence)

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Somewhile before the dawn I rose, and stept
Softly along the dim way to your room,
And found you sleeping in the quiet gloom,
And holiness about you as you slept.
I knelt there; till your waking fingers crept
About my head, and held it. I had rest
Unhoped this side of Heaven, beneath your breast.
I knelt a long time, still; nor even wept.

It was great wrong you did me; and for gain
Of that poor moment's kindliness, and ease,
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Haoran T 29 January 2018
“How easily love leaps out to dreams like these, Who has seen them true. And love that's wakened so Takes all too long to lay asleep again. ” Fab poem!
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Ratnakar Mandlik 13 April 2016
How easily love leaps out of dreams like these, Who has seen them true. Marvelous expression. Thanks for sharing.
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Savita Tyagi 13 April 2016
Hoe easily love leaps out to dreams like these..... A very tender poem.
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Dhaya Varghese 13 April 2016
this is a ood poemg
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John Richter 13 April 2016
A poem of grief. Sadness in it's realm of deep love, by loss of mother I presume. Beautiful reflection of how our dreams never forget the strength of love.
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* Sunprincess * 13 April 2016
.....so beautiful....a special memory ?
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