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Saturday, May 10, 2008

Sweet stolen Sleep of Sheep like Us

Sweet, if this sleep -

This final sleep of which we see only soft glimpses, when

Those we love slip away from Pain into its Comfort

- be a rest beyond all known,

Then thy arms about me must be as silent and soft

As the wind,

Yet strong and solid as a pine standing guard upon the High Mountain,

Lest it Steal me away from Thee,

As our eyes - covered by soft petals,

Drooping, finally -

Dim, together.

D. Nevills, May 10, 2008