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Ever brush away the sleep

that around the mind may creep -

not the one of lunar hours

when it flies to airy towers,

but the slumbers oft that steal

over waking eyes they seal -

steathly elf that leads it stray,

blind to high delights of day.

 

As the treasures of the mind

need we seek not far to find -

for in forest, field or hill,

native glows will senses fill

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The sultry day is panting low,

sweet whisperings the breezes blow;

your dew drops glisten in the sun,

swelling with kisses – then - you run -

a crack in the sky - lightning strikes

all of nature's put to terror -

a rain of daggers - flashing eyes -

eyes fixed with a burning blood -

silent the trees now empty lie,

shaken they stand and know not why;

the peeping buds st...

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Spirited upon your wings

realms enchanted drinking brings,

with a taste the sportive elf

glint-eyed lures me from myself,

piping notes on which I flee

far from daily drudgery.

 

Vintages from caverns cool

cheer both inner sage and fool -

sooth the spirit's civil strife,

nature's binding blood of life:

reds reflective, deep, demure,

weaving warming myths of fur;

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If beauty be a tingling taste of terror -

drink not too deep; for he who tempted delves

in the beyond - may see a place in error

where unimagined horrors find themselves.

A statue once there was – serene its face,

though round it one traced pain - the eyes

were fixed and riveted – a dreadful place

they spoke of - where the weight of ages lies.

His soul was a mosaic incomple...

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