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Sleepless night contest

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Below is the poem entitled Sleepless night contest which was written by poet SEREN ROBERTS. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.



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Sleepless night contest

My mind wont sleep.
Keeps ticking over the words
that we shared on the phone,
such a silly row , absurd.

You heard me call a name
in my sleep the night before.
Accusations flying fast
even though you knew the score

Why I called his name out loud,
maybe was the pain within.
Calling the name of one dead love
Shouldnt really be a sin

Thought I was back on lifes road
Memories are stored for evermore
Would take the words back if i could
Still i knew you knew the score

Your who I am trying to love dear
Your who I want to walk lifes way
Your who i need to hold me near
Your who I want each and every day

Now I close my eyes and sleep
I have told you whats on my mind
Time to relax, my thoughts to keep
buried to make room for the new kind.

Penned july 4 2013.


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  1. Date: 7/23/2013 9:01:00 AM
    Well done heart achy piece. Congrats

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 5:43:00 AM
    sometimes, apprehension causes sleepless nights.. you brought this to the fore with your fine piece, serene.. sweet congrats!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 12:01:00 AM
    Congrats for your win, Seren. It is nice to see these winner lists and finally get a chance to view the poems written for the challenges. I think it is so silly when people get upset by this kind of thing and it sure would give rise to someone having a sleepless night for worrying over it.

    Date: 7/23/2013 12:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Haha yes its good to see the different appoaches made when writing the way our friend has raised his head again ...Seren
  1. Date: 7/22/2013 11:03:00 PM
    My huge heartfelt congratulations on your fantastic win my dear friend, Seren. It’s an outstanding poem indeed which really deserved its shining win. Thank you so much for giving me your precious gem in my contest and for your support. Love lots and big hugs, Leonora

    Date: 7/23/2013 12:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Leonora ...Seren
  1. Date: 7/6/2013 5:10:00 PM
    This gem really hit home for me Seren....I lost my lovely wife in 2008 and since then I have not been able to establish any kind of meaningful relationship and probably never will...Glad I read this - Tim

    Date: 7/23/2013 12:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Tim thanks for stopping by, loved your winning poem ...Seren
  1. Date: 7/4/2013 7:35:00 PM
    This is a brilliant and emotional write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this delightful poem this evening! What an outstanding creation you have put together here Seren!

    Date: 7/4/2013 7:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thx Russell, glad you enjoyed it....Seren