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Contemporary poems for and about the moms in our lives. Back to. Region: U. Quick Tags.
Since a star's light takes so long to reach us, how do we know that the star is still there?
Smooth the few silver thre out of my hair. Haply will throng the sweet visions of yore.
Lovingly, softly, its bright billows sweep;—. Rock me to sleep, mother, — rock me to sleep!
More About this Poet. From the sick soul and the world-weary brain.
What is lunar libration?
Mother, dear mother, the years have been long. Podcasts Home All Podcasts.
By The Editors. See All Poems by this Author. Come from the silence so long and so deep;—.
Rock me to sleep
Backward, flow backward, O tide of the years! With your light lashes just sweeping my face. Come, let your brown hair, just lighted with gold. See a problem on this ?
Earthsky’s meteor shower guide
Rock me to sleep, mother — rock me to sleep! More Poems by Elizabeth Akers Allen.
Street Music. Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight.
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Video Home All Videos. Toil without recompense, tears all in vain,—. .
Faithful, unselfish, and patient like yours:. By Elizabeth Akers Allen. Poetry Foundation.
Yet, with strong yearning and passionate pain. Over my slumbers your loving watch keep;—.