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Boat Beneath A Sunny Sky by Lewis Carroll


A boat beneath a sunny sky,
Lingering onward dreamily
In an evening of July —
Children three that nestle near,
Eager eye and willing ear,
Pleased a simple tale to hear —
Long had paled that sunny sky:
Echoes fade and memories die.
Autumn frosts have slain July.
Still she haunts me, phantom-wise,
Alice moving under skies
Never seen by waking eyes.
Children yet, the tale to hear,
Eager eye and willing ear,
Lovingly shall nestle near.
In a Wonderland they lie,
Dreaming as the days go by,
Dreaming as the summers die:
Ever drifting down the stream —
Lingering in the golden gleam —
Life, what is it but a dream?


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  1. You write beautifully. I always enjoy a visit with you sweet friend. Have a beautiful week and thanks for sharing.

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    1. I did not write this. The author of Alice in Wonderland did. :-)

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  2. I've seen videos on YouTube where the poem is set to music.

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  3. Lovely post for B ~ Happy Day to you ~ xoxo

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

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  4. It's a cool form to that poem, isn't it? Thanks for sharing!

    =)

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  5. I don't believe I've read that one before -- Lewis Carroll is a delight!

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  6. Thanks for sharing Carroll's poem...sits well with me today♪
    http://lauriekazmierczak.com/backstop/

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  7. Super B post!

    Many thanks for stopping by - and have a lovely weekend!

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  8. 'Dreaming as the summers die'... that's me and tomorrow is the first day of winter for us - eek!!
    Wren x

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  9. Oooh.

    Oohhh.

    OHHHHHHH!!!!

    I love that poem!

    It's such beautiful word crafting, isn't it?

    Thanks for letting me feel a little dreamy this afternoon!

    And thank you for linking.

    A+

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