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White Night

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White Night

O sleepless dawn
These streets spread along
Jump jump jump
This rope of sleep
I want to stay awake
And smile at the sun
As it hurts my eyes
Why leave on me 
When the rest are asleep
O sleepless dawn

Your moisture crawls 
On my head and feet
And damps my clothes
And licks my cheeks
Why leave on me
O sleepless dawn
When the rest are asleep

I want to wander aimlessly
In the morning light
Like a moth would roam
Around a neon light
I want to sit on cars
And catch some sight
Of slumbering eyes
O sleepless dawn
I want to stay awake
When the rest are asleep

I want to scratch my
Ears and sit on dirt
Perhaps walk barefoot
On this sullen earth
I want to sprint and sweat
And break and flee 
O sleepless dawn
Why leave on me


As I watch your rays
In the sky break free
With shadows dancing
Inside of me 
I want to be alone
In this secluded delight
O sleepless dawn
Why not hide your light
From all the rest that
Are asleep

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  1. Date: 12/1/2011 2:11:00 PM
    * "I Love Again * The Talent & Even More * This Beautiful Passion I Find Inside of Your Precious Beauty * My Dear Sweet Beautiful Farrah * Sooo Intriguing Your Splendours * Your Beauties Final Verse Once More * Is Fascinating Within A Wonderful Way Somehow * You Are A Treasure * My Luv, Forever & Always * Sarah." *

  1. Date: 8/27/2011 8:37:00 PM
    This is yet another of awesome poems you have written. Believe me Farah, it is a treat to read your work. "I want to be alone in this secluded delight" is such a beautiful expression. I am simply charmed. Thanks also for your alluring comments on my poem Loveless Life. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 8:28:00 AM
    Great time of day..Enjoyed reading this morn..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 1:52:00 AM
    oh, what I just referred to was a beautiful song from my youth, sung by a group called MoodyBlues.

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 1:50:00 AM
    Farrah,haven't seen you in a while, have I? What a great poem to greet us with after your being gone a bit. I see you TOO love the night!! REminds me of the Moody Blues. Nights LIke White Satin!

  1. Date: 8/24/2011 7:33:00 PM
    no wonder you summoned me. yes, this is good. it is a masterpiece. i would'nt change a line. and i'm not judging it on your level. on a profesional level this did reach my heart and i felt the pulse of it beating. and i think i got your meaning. as you connected with God and words. with simplicity you are being heard. JOHN HENRY LOVING III