Till I wake

by Amy Woodforde-Finden

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Till I wake
English source: Laurence Hope

When I am dying, lean over me tenderly, softly...
Stoop, as the yellow roses droop
In the wind from the south;
So I may when I wake - if there be an awakening -
Keep what lulled me to sleep -
The touch of your lips on my mouth.


Amy Woodforde-Finden

Amy Woodforde-Finden (1860-1919), née Ward, was an English composer born in 1860. She was the youngest of Alfred and Virginia Worthington Heath Ward’s nine children, and began life in Valparaís, Chile, where her father was serving as British Consul.…


Laurence Hope

The pseudonym of English poet Adela Florence Nicolson


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