Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(20 December 1579 - 29 August 1625 / Rye, Sussex, England)

What do you think this poem is about?

For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc.

Sleep

COME, Sleep, and with thy sweet deceiving
Lock me in delight awhile;
Let some pleasing dreams beguile
All my fancies; that from thence
I may feel an influence
All my powers of care bereaving!

Though but a shadow, but a sliding,
Let me know some little joy!
We that suffer long annoy
Are contented with a thought
Through an idle fancy wrought:
O let my joys have some abiding!

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004
Edited: Tuesday, May 22, 2012


Read poems about / on: sleep, joy, power, dream

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Sleep by John Fletcher )

Enter the verification code :

  • Myriam Night (5/16/2006 9:34:00 AM)

    Personally, this specific poem by John Fletcher talks to me. In my hectic life, it's only when I lay on my bed in peacefull slumber that life actually seems worth it to me!

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »
[Hata Bildir]