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Please help me find this poem.

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LoveInAColdGrave Wed 19-Oct-11 20:40:35

I can't remember the title, poet or a single actual line but I can't stop thinking about a dim memory of it. It's about a mother with a feverish child who has a nightmare about a lion, so the mother lifts the imaginary lion up and puts it out of the window. I think it was a poem for adults. Thank you, this is really stuck in my mind...

LoveInAColdGrave Wed 19-Oct-11 20:45:34

If it helps, it reminds me slightly of "Morning Song" but it is an old memory and that could be totally misleading!

FebreezeYourJeans Wed 19-Oct-11 20:47:59

Is it 'The Sundial' Gillian Clarke?

LoveInAColdGrave Wed 19-Oct-11 20:57:36

Yes! Thank you, thank you, thank you.

FebreezeYourJeans Thu 20-Oct-11 07:07:28

grin Hooray for me!

LoveInAColdGrave Thu 20-Oct-11 07:49:00

Very much so! Thanks again!

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