Write On : A Child Asleep: Artwork by Laura E Johnson


December 25, 2021

Write On: A Child Asleep

Artwork by: Laura E. Johnson

Roseau Community School

Art Teacher and Supervisor:

Mary Vatnsdal

How he sleepeth, having drunken Weary childhood's mandragore!

From his pretty eyes have sunken

Pleasures to make room for more;

Sleeping near the withered nosegay which he pulled the day before. Nosegays! leave them for the waking; Throw them earthward where they grew.

Dim are such beside the breaking Amaranths he looks unto:Folded eyes see brighter colours than the open ever do.

Heaven-flowers, rayed by shadows golden from the paths they sprang beneath,

Now perhaps divinely hold...

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