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Now I lay me down
Gently into that good night
Sleep, perchance to dream

Submitted to Haiku Friday for LouCeeL

*Cento, from the Latin meaning “patchwork,” is a form of poetry that uses lines from other poems.
Line 1: Joseph Addison, 1711
Line 2: Dylan Thomas, 1951
Line 3: Shakespeare (Hamlet), 1623

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  1. I’ve never seen this form before – this “Cento” – but I like it a lot. Very cool, what you have done.

    I thought I’d commented on this earlier – but I guess I was mistaken.


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