Friday, October 15, 2010

The Morning reading: "Night is a dream we have"



Good Night
by W. S. Merwin

Sleep softly my old love
my beauty in the dark
night is a dream we have
as you know as you know

night is a dream you know
an old love in the dark
around you as you go
without end as you know

in the night where you go
sleep softly my old love
without end in the dark
in the love that you know


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2 comments:

Robbi said...

lovely.

Lou said...

Merwin turns a line like an old man turns an old car on a twisting road.

 
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