by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 - 1906)

Over the hills and the valleys of...
Language: English 
Over the hills and the valleys of dreaming
  Slowly I take my way.
Life is the night with its dream-visions teeming,
  Death is the waking at day.

Down thro' the dales and the bowers of loving,
  Singing, I roam afar.
Daytime or night-time, I constantly roving, -- 
  Dearest one, thou art my star.

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This text was added to the website: 2008-07-27
Line count: 8
Word count: 52