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Jean Toomer - Evening Song

Full moon rising on the waters of my heart,
Lakes and moon and fires,
Cloine tires,
Holding her lips apart. 

Promises of slumber leaving shore to charm the moon,
Miracle made vesper-keeps,
Cloine sleeps,
And I'll be sleeping soon.

Cloine, curled like the sleepy waters whtere the moonwaves start,
Radiant, resplendently she gleams,
Cloine dreams,
Lips pressed against my heart.

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Poet: Jean Toomer
Poem: Evening Song

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Comment 1 of 3, added on October 21st, 2010 at 5:03 PM.

What is the narrator saying about Cloine as she falls asleep on his chest??

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