James Joyce

(2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941 / Dublin / Ireland)

Sleep Now, O Sleep Now - Poem by James Joyce

Sleep now, O sleep now,
O you unquiet heart!
A voice crying "Sleep now"
Is heard in my heart.

The voice of the winter
Is heard at the door.
O sleep, for the winter
Is crying "Sleep no more."

My kiss will give peace now
And quiet to your heart -- -
Sleep on in peace now,
O you unquiet heart!


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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