“Thin are the night-skirts left behind
By daybreak hours that onward creep,
And thin, alas! the shred of sleep
that wavers with the spirit’s wind:
But in half-dreams that shift and roll
And still, remember and forget,
My soul this hour has drawn your soul
A little nearer yet.”
-Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882),
Bedtime for Baby Girl, © 2013 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic.
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