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Sleeping

I meet a woman on the woodland, 
sleeping underneath a willow tree.
Her face is serene, that is all I see 
while I stroke her indolent hand.
 
“You will not be roused by the sun,
even the skylark will be hushed 
and if your cheeks are flushed
I shall call you spring blossom…”
 
There I waited all night long 
keeping the daylight faraway, 
just like I did yesterday:
humming an old nursery song, 
strumming slowly her silky hair,
captivated by her face fair.

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