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The Sad Mother

Rating: 3.3

Sleep, sleep, my beloved,
without worry, without fear,
although my soul does not sleep,
although I do not rest.

Sleep, sleep, and in the night
may your whispers be softer
than a leaf of grass,
or the silken fleece of lambs.

May my flesh slumber in you,
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John Tiong Chunghoo 26 April 2006

always i love your style.

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Resh Kav 22 June 2017

They are sadder than all tears... Amazing feel

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Ratnakar Mandlik 10 May 2016

The concern and care of a mother for the welfare and happiness of her child has been described in a wonderful manner in this great poem penned in a superb style by the great poetess. Thanks for sharing it here.

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Edward Kofi Louis 10 May 2016

Although i do not rest! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Rajnish Manga 10 May 2016

The poem describes how deeply a mother is concerned with the welfare of her child. Nice work. Sleep, sleep, my beloved, without worry, without fear, although I do not rest.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 13 October 2021

Great touching poem being chosen as The Classic Poem Of The Day.5 Stars full

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Sylvia Frances Chan 13 October 2021

Deep touching poem by the Great Poetess from Chile.5 Full Stars for this gripping poem.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 13 October 2021

A very touching poem. A vivid and beautiful depiction of a mother's love. Wonderfully written with great images.

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Chinedu Dike 13 October 2021

Nicely expressed thoughts and feelings, a very passionate write.

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Arusha 28 August 2020

Home and lone the little boy cameup to hunt

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