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Insomnia

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Heigh ho! to sleep I vainly try;
Since twelve I haven't closed an eye,
And now it's three, and as I lie,
From Notre Dame to St. Denis
The bells of Paris chime to me;
"You're young," they say, "and strong and free."

I do not turn with sighs and groans
To ease my limbs, to rest my bones,
As if my bed were stuffed with stones,
No peevish murmur tips my tongue --
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COMMENTS
Brian Jani 22 May 2014
Very sophisticated poem it took me ages to understand
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Esraa Shihab 04 May 2009
please i dont understand this poem please help meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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