lovesong for a sleeping child

when I have combed and carded all the clouds
I’ll weave a greywhite blanket for your bed

when I have ravelled up the sky
I’ll spin the silk of it to soft blue sheets

and all the sun that gathers in the moon
will make a pillow feathered with gold light

the stars I’ll leave alone my love
to spin in darkness high above your head

Jan Dean

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5 Responses to lovesong for a sleeping child

  1. Jan Dean says:

    Thank you, Liz. 🙂

  2. suepoemcat says:

    tis I was just going to say that Liz, very, very gorgeous and lovely and beautiful.

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