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A Dream

From Ailenroc鈥檚 Book, by Cornelia Alexander

Last night in dreams I wandered
By the river鈥檚 pebbly strand,
While a bonnie boy and winsome girl
Held me by either hand.

But in my dream they vanished,
Though I sought them far and wide
With prayers and tears of anguish
By the river鈥檚 rolling tide.

I awoke. Wet was my pillow
With my unavailing tears,
And I knew that my bonnie babes
Were gone on the tide of years.

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