A Lotus Grows in Brooklyn


Midday Wisdom
June 15, 2009, 12:49 pm
Filed under: Poetry, Quotes

H592~Lotus-Dream-II-Posters“Once in the dream of a night I stood
Lone in the light of a magical wood,
Soul-deep in visions that poppy-like sprang;
And spirits of Truth were the birds that sang,
And spirits of Love were the stars that glowed,
And spirits of Peace were the streams that flowed
In that magical wood in the land of sleep.”

—from “Song of a Dream” by Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949),
Indian freedom fighter and poet

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