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In The Land Of Dreams

Rating: 3.8

A bridle-path in the tangled mallee,
With blossoms unnamed and unknown bespread,
And two who ride through its leafy alley,
But never the sound of a horse's tread.

And one by one whilst the foremost rider
Puts back the boughs which have grown apace,
And side by side where the track is wider,
Together they come to the olden place.

To the leaf-dyed pool whence the mallards flattered,
Or ever the horses had paused to drink;
Where the word was said and the vow was uttered
That brighten for ever its weedy brink.

And Memory closes her sad recital,
In Fate's cold eyes there are kindly gleams,
While for one brief moment of blest requital,
The parted have met, in the Land of Dreams.

Alouwou Mandjah 11 September 2019

While for one brief moment of best requital, The parted have met, in the Land of Dreams.

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Ruta Mohapatra 11 September 2019

Ephemeral! Thanks for sharing!

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Tamara Beryl Latham 11 September 2019

Nicely done. I enjoyed your poem immensely. Congratulations! .

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Kingsley Egbukole 11 September 2019

" The parted have met, in the Land of Dreams" A beautiful ending. Nice poem. Kingsley Egbukole

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Edward Kofi Louis 11 September 2019

Her sad recital! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Khairul Ahsan 11 September 2020

I have rated this beautiful poem 10/10.

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Khairul Ahsan 11 September 2020

So nice and so soothing a poem! Loved the rhymes and the rhythms. Glad to see the poem selected as the 'Classic Poem of the Day'. Posthumous congratulations to the poet!

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Kumarmani Mahakul 11 September 2020

In the land of dreams....a beautiful poem is well executed. It is one of the brilliant poem of Mary Hannah Footy.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 11 September 2020

An excellent Classic poem, a plaesure to read and a sensation to declamate this Land Of Dreams. CONGRATULATIONS to the family of the late great poetess. ToMyPoemsList.

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Alison Mujati 11 September 2020

I read exquisite poems daily..this is one

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