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Slumber

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Slumber

How he sleeps in the corners of darkness, . . In the welcoming sorts in my mind; Will he sleep until the blood flow halts, And the secrets I've kept must unwind? For he stirs in the bit of what's conscious, Though hiding in what sha'nt awake . . How long will he keep my sorrows comp'ny, How long 'til my walls of stone break? These 'mares have woke me from slumber, And smothered my dreams full of peace; No matter how quiet he sleeps in my head, My heart still refuses release

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  1. Date: 1/16/2012 12:32:00 PM
    A belated congratulations on your win in Brian's "What You Will" contest Dana'lynn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/14/2012 7:05:00 PM
    Congrats, Dana'lynn. Awesome write. Enjoyed. Nice going. luv Ralph

  1. Date: 1/14/2012 12:57:00 PM
    Superb lines here, Dana'lynn - great flow to accompany the premise....wot a dark, forlorn premise. Well written.

  1. Date: 1/14/2012 12:38:00 PM
    CONGRATS ON ALL YOUR WINS DANA'LYNN ..THIS ONE IS A SUPERB CREATION LUV..

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 6:17:00 PM
    you have it down pat babe...very deep , love it i do... xo

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 9:14:00 AM
    Oh so profound, this comes to life when reading, awesome. harry

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 9:35:00 AM
    Now I'm split, I like the idea that you are possesed by some nightmarish thing, would make a good start to a horror movie ! I suspect though you meant you've haunted but a lost love, either way it's a very powerful poem. Enjoyed.

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 12:05:00 AM
    Dana,,, wow..i dig your poem... strong from many views...... a very wonderful poem.. Thank you for sharing your awesome poem. Take care and have yourself a good night ;-) always,..p.d.

  1. Date: 1/10/2012 2:34:00 PM
    Very emotive and expressive work..Very creative way to write about lost love..I could feel the pain..Your presence at my work was uplifting..Sara