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Carl Sandburg - Dream Girl

YOU will come one day in a waver of love,
Tender as dew, impetuous as rain,
The tan of the sun will be on your skin,
The purr of the breeze in your murmuring speech,
You will pose with a hill-flower grace.

You will come, with your slim, expressive arms,
A poise of the head no sculptor has caught
And nuances spoken with shoulder and neck,
Your face in a pass-and-repass of moods
As many as skies in delicate change
Of cloud and blue and flimmering sun.

You may not come, O girl of a dream,
We may but pass as the world goes by
And take from a look of eyes into eyes,
A film of hope and a memoried day.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 7. Dream Girl
Volume: Chicago Poems
- Other Days (1900-1910)
Year: Published/Written in 1900
Poem of the Day: Apr 14 2014

Comment 2 of 2, added on March 12th, 2006 at 6:49 PM.

This poem is extremely great, cause it's remind me about my gal whom i left ages ago.

Ata from Australia
Comment 1 of 2, added on February 1st, 2006 at 11:41 AM.

this poem is awsome!

Kendra from United States

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