DOA’s Rebus Answer for the May 10, 2020 Puzzle

Here’s the puzzle answer.  Easy, peasy, no doubt.

“Rock Me to Sleep,” Elizabeth Akers Allen

Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight,

Make me a child again just for tonight!

Mother, come back from the echoless shore,

Take me again to your heart as of yore;

Kiss from my forehead the furrows of care.

Full poem:

“Rock Me to Sleep,” Elizabeth Akers Allen

Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight,

Make me a child again just for tonight!

Mother, come back from the echoless shore,

Take me again to your heart as of yore;

Kiss from my forehead the furrows of care,

Smooth the few silver threads out of my hair;

Over my slumbers your loving watch keep;

Rock me to sleep, mother,  rock me to sleep!

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