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Sleepless Nights

I choose to walk the creaking floors.
In black of night so much I see.
There is a calm beyond these doors.
It's bound to soothe and comfort me.

The sullen winds pick up their pace
reminding me of nature's force.
And I have hours yet to face
until this night does run it's course.

Longing to dream and find repose
my thoughts turn toward the written word.
Could well be poetry or prose.
I'll find a song and then be heard.

Dawn filters in with a silent glare
while I find landscapes yet unclaimed.
In this realm of time I can declare
my sleepless mind will not be tamed.

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  1. Date: 7/9/2013 1:13:00 PM
    - It is often difficult to find the good sleep, long hours and long minutes. -I often have sleepless nights .... being very tired without sleep. - A good poem written for the contest Deb, hope it will win! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 9:12:00 PM
    This is a tremendously wonderful and fabulously well written write my friend! I am most impressed by the way you have portrayed a sleepless night within your poetic masterpiece here! I really loved reading this awesome poem this evening! What a magnificent piece, Great Work!!