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The desert moon was empty that spring night
when sleepless, I arose, forsook my bed
and stumbled through the streets devoid of light
but from the stars, and then just overhead

I heard a mother singing of her love
while less ethereal flights beyond her range
drew closer, and would soon resound above
a song elegiac, and soft, and strange.

I stopped, and listening, was thus beguiled:
"The shadows soon will pass; Allah is nigh.
It's time to close your eyes my darling child.
It's time for me to weep...for you to die."
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Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
Beautiful descriptions
"The desert moon was empty that spring night
when sleepless, I arose, forsook my bed
and stumbled through the streets devoid of light
but from the stars, and then just overhead "
Peggy
Reviewed by Toris Okotie
So emotional, it remains me of one of the poems i wrote "MY AFRICAN CHILD" Thanks for sharing.
Yours poetically,
Toris
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