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The Sleep of Endymion

The Sleep of Endymion Endymion, a simple title I must impose upon He, son of Zeus, fell in love with Huntress Diana Goddess of the Moon, nightly she swooned about him and bathed him in her light, She went to Zeus, asking for his immortality- her plight And thus Zeus granted her wish- for Diana to adore Endymion every eve, he will be in eternal sleep. His beauty, this simple shepherd, mythic Diana's love- nightly shone from Olympus. The Sleep of Endymion immortalized by a painter Sits in the Louvre, for all to view Anne Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson Executed perfection in 1791- The Maiden Moon and her lover Forever as one. 4/15/2014

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Date: 4/15/2014 9:22:00 AM
Dear Amy: A very lovely read. In fact, John Keats has written a very lengthy poem titled Endymion. You may be familiar with this. All the best then. Leon
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