Richard Berengarten

(1943 / London)

Richard Berengarten Poems

1. A Gift 2/2/2016
2. I Dreamed I Slept 2/2/2016

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I Dreamed I Slept

From a note by Ivo Andrić
I dreamed I slept, and in that sleep I dreamed,
and from that double dream interior woke
and walked in a closed courtyard. Someone spoke
behind me, and I turned. A dark girl beamed
brown eyes at me. I gazed. 'Just as you seemed
in dream to dream, so by the double stroke
of waking into waking, from this yoke
you've shouldered, may you be redeemed.'

So when I enter my last mortal sleep,
after all dreams have gone, and I am dead,
will then I wake and, doubly waking, keep
some mirror of that garden in my head
and, back inside ...

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