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The Sad Mother - Poem by Gabriela Mistral

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,
my worry, my trembling.
In you, may my eyes close
and my heart sleep.


Comments about The Sad Mother by Gabriela Mistral

  • Veteran Poet - 1,533 Points Suresh Raavi (6/22/2017 12:12:00 AM)

    They are sadder than all tears... Amazing feel (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 71,421 Points Ratnakar Mandlik (5/10/2016 9:02:00 AM)

    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. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 122,578 Points Rajnish Manga (5/10/2016 2:57:00 AM)

    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. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Sad

  1. 1. A Sad Child , Margaret Atwood
  2. 2. A Fairly Sad Tale , Dorothy Parker
  3. 3. ‘and Ask Ye Why These Sad Tears Stream?’ , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  4. 4. Be Not Sad , James Joyce
  5. 5. The Sad Mother , Gabriela Mistral
  6. 6. A Sad State Of Freedom , Nazim Hikmet
  7. 7. Sad In Blue (A Lyric) , Peter S. Quinn
  8. 8. Sad , Cristina Geanta
  9. 9. To A Sad Daughter , Michael Ondaatje
  10. 10. For A Sad Lady , Dorothy Parker
  11. 11. Baseball's Sad Lexicon , Franklin Pierce Adams
  12. 12. In My Own Shire, If I Was Sad , Alfred Edward Housman
  13. 13. With How Sad Steps, O Moon, Thou Climb's.. , William Wordsworth
  14. 14. Sad-Eyed And Soft And Grey , William Morris
  15. 15. Close Those Sad Sad Eyes , Beautiful Grim
  16. 16. My Sad Captains , Thom Gunn
  17. 17. To The Sad Moon , Sir Philip Sidney
  18. 18. Sad Green Eyes , Linda Ori
  19. 19. Sad Is Stupid , Alison Cassidy
  20. 20. Sit Down, Sad Soul , Barry Cornwall
  21. 21. Bored And Sad , Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov
  22. 22. The Journey Of A Poem Compared To All Th.. , Delmore Schwartz
  23. 23. Weep You No More, Sad Fountains , Anonymous Olde English
  24. 24. Phantasmagoria Canto Vii ( Sad Souvenaun.. , Lewis Carroll
  25. 25. The Lacking Sense Scene.--A Sad-Coloured.. , Thomas Hardy
  26. 26. Peacock Story 8 - A Sad Poem , Alison Cassidy
  27. 27. The Bad Season Makes The Poet Sad , Robert Herrick
  28. 28. Sonnet Xxxi: With How Sad Steps, O Moon , Sir Philip Sidney
  29. 29. Sad Sad Day , Laura Green
  30. 30. ! To A God-Daughter On Her Sad Poem , Michael Shepherd
  31. 31. Sad Song , Rahel Bluwstein
  32. 32. I Sing A Sad Song , Dorothy (Alves) Holmes
  33. 33. To A Sad Girl , Uriah Hamilton
  34. 34. Sonnet Iii: With How Sad Steps , Sir Philip Sidney
  35. 35. .sad Girl , YURI DURAAN
  36. 36. Sad Cypress , koyel mitra
  37. 37. Sonnet: Languid, And Sad, And Slow, From.. , William Lisle Bowles
  38. 38. The Sad Day , Thomas Flatman
  39. 39. The Sad Shepherd , William Butler Yeats
  40. 40. Sad , Sylvia Chidi
  41. 41. ’tis A Sad, Mad World! , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
  42. 42. Happy & Sad , Sumita Datta
  43. 43. Sad And Lonely , Taher Shemaly
  44. 44. A Sad Sad Story , Joyce Hemsley
  45. 45. The Sad Bastards Club , Francesca Johnson
  46. 46. Sad Eyes , Mariana Zita
  47. 47. ! The Sad Story Of Happiness , Michael Shepherd
  48. 48. ! ! A Sad Tale Of Consumerism , Michael Shepherd
  49. 49. Languid, And Sad, And Slow, From Day To .. , William Lisle Bowles
  50. 50. Mad And Sad , Samantha Guinen
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