© by W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907 - 1973)

Lay your sleeping head, my love
Language: English 
Lay your sleeping head, my love
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First published in New Writing, Spring 1937; revised 1958. Sometimes titled "Lay your sleeping head, my love", "Poem", or "Lullaby"

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