While you slept

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In sleep we are most vunerable, and yet we all have to do it.

Submitted: October 30, 2007

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While you slept
I watched you one night, while you slept,
In peace through dreams, you gently crept.
Covered completely from nightly chills,
Breath so heavy the night air fills.
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I stroked your brow, and held you tight.
I'll protect you from the nightly fright.
Sleep my darling, I'll be there soon,
Beneath the stars and shinning moon.
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Together forever, I'll hold you dear,
Till the world behind us, we can not hear.
Eternity together within my arms,
Your safe, away from a world that harms.
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Never again will your eyes cry,
Sleep my darling, tonight we die.

 


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