Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, MY TRUANT, by JOHN BANISTER TABB



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MY TRUANT, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: I bade him sleep, and he obeyed
Last Line: And would not wake again.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Sleep


I bade him sleep, and he obeyed;
But when I called him back to pain
Within the slumber-world he stayed
And would not wake again.





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