Poems

The Sad Mother

Sleep, sleep, my beloved,
without worry, without fear,
although my soul does not sleep,
although I do not rest.

Sleep, sleep, and in the night
may your whispers be softer
than a leaf of grass,
or the silken fleece of lambs.

May my flesh slumber in you,
my worry, my trembling.
In you, may my eyes close
and my heart sleep.



Poem topics: , , ,

Rate this poem:

Add The Sad Mother poem to your favorites

Add Poet Gabriela Mistral to your favorites

Similar Poems
There is no similar poems related to "The Sad Mother" poem.
All Gabriela Mistral Poems

Popular Poets

Ernest Christopher Dowson (1 poems)
Sheikh Zaues (0 poems)
Homer (48 poems)
William Baylebridge (5 poems)
John Freeman (196 poems)
Paul Verlaine (167 poems)
Richard Rowlands (1 poems)
John Sheffield (2 poems)
Thomas E. Spencer (4 poems)
Guillaume Apollinaire (7 poems)

Popular Poems

A Little Girl's Prayer, by Katherine Mansfield
The Vanguard [11], by Henry Lawson
The Germ Chaser, by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Christmas Eve, by Robert Browning
My Mary, by James Whitcomb Riley
The Forfeiture, by Henry King
The Notion Of Rastus, by Edgar Albert Guest
For Den Store Fattigdom, by Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig
Lines On The Loss Of The "Titanic", by Thomas Hardy
That Is Solemn We Have Ended, by Emily Dickinson