DPF / Allen

For the upcoming Mother’s Day, from poetryfoundation.org.

from Rock Me to Sleep / by Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832-1911)

With your light lashes just sweeping my face,
Never hereafter to wake or to weep;—
Rock me to sleep, mother – rock me to sleep!

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