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Ode To Sleep

Rating: 2.4
On this my pensive pillow, gentle Sleep!
Descend, in all thy downy plumage drest:
Wipe with thy wing these eyes that wake to weep,
And place thy crown of poppies on my breast.

O steep my senses in oblivion's balm,
And sooth my throbbing pulse with lenient hand;
This tempest of my boiling blood becalm!
Despair grows mild at thy supreme command.
Yet ah! in vain, familiar with the gloom,
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COMMENTS
Patricia Grantham 24 May 2013
A very soothing poem about sleep and so magnificently expressed. Truly enjoyed it.
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Chipper Williams 02 May 2013
Love it! I totally love it.
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