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Lullaby For The Cat

Elizabeth Bishop

Minnow, go to sleep and dream,
  Close your great big eyes;
Round your bed Events prepare
  The pleasantest surprise.

Darling Minnow, drop that frown,
  Just cooperate,
Not a kitten shall be drowned
  In the Marxist State.

Joy and Love will both be yours,
  Minnow, don't be glum.
Happy days are coming soon--
  Sleep, and let them come... 

Added: 19 Aug 2001 | Last Read: 23 Apr 2018 5:50 AM | Viewed: 10179 times

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