Sleeping Beauty

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A long, long sleep, a famous sleep
That makes no show for dawn
By stretch of limb or stir of lid, —
An independent one.

Was ever idleness like this?
Within a hut of stone
To bask the centuries away
Nor once look up for noon?

~Emily Dickinson

I am sure she meant this for something else but … (read more)

A long, long sleep, a famous sleep
That makes no show for dawn
By stretch of limb or stir of lid, —
An independent one.

Was ever idleness like this?
Within a hut of stone
To bask the centuries away
Nor once look up for noon?

~Emily Dickinson

I am sure she meant this for something else but whenever I read this poem, it reminds me of Sleeping Beauty. However , among all the fairy tales I find this one disconcerting and creepy - any woman who wakes up being kissed by an unknown man would either scream the house down and or reach for the nearest weapon like thing !! But what I like about the story is that she gets to sleep - long and undisturbed :)


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Gerdana Neis
2021/03/18

Awesome art, as always)))

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Indrani Mitra
(creator)
2021/03/18

Thank you

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Such a peaceful Sleeping Beauty Indrani. ⚖️⚖️🦋⚖️⚖️

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Indrani Mitra
(creator)
2021/03/14

Thank you Ally!!

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