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Below is the poem entitled Slumber which was written by poet John Allen. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Twixt Autumn graves and still waves
wrapped in silent beauty she sleeps
Violet hue and faint dew
in her heart my love she keeps

Resting now after the battle
she had fought hard to save me
Fallen 'tween the columns and tombstones
none can wake her, only she

Will she ever wake?
What will it take
to bring her love back to me

Tomorrow is a luxury she forsakes
even as my heart breaks
She slumbers and together we will never be

Copyright © John Allen

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  1. Date: 8/6/2009 9:26:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry today and will be back to read more of it soon John. Love, Carol