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At Night, in the Dark, and Sleepless

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At Night, in the Dark, and Sleepless

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                                      Square in dark-blue
                                      A small piece of sky

                                      Through open window
                                      the inert night
                                       
                                      Obscure absence...
                                      just air and time 
                                      Not sure if I'm here




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  1. Date: 2/28/2014 1:56:00 PM
    ...so much more out there than just us...and so many more of those "meaning" questions it can stir. ;) great piece Ruben.

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 3:37:00 PM
    You have me contemplating that dark square now...is it there, really or in my imagination. I know..my mind drifts into the abstract at times. Thought provoking poem to me...enjoyed.

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 8:00:00 PM
    Wow! Ruben...So simple,and direct? Nice! :o)

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 11:37:00 AM
    Outer body experiences accompany poets like yourself...those few....live on a higher plane of peace...jimbo

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 4:28:00 PM
    Dear Ruben......you are always a stand-out. Not just in your poetry, but as a good guy! And I must return the compliment you recently paid me, when you mentioned "favorite" poets..... your heart always shines in both poems and comments......And I miss the old days, when it was easier to keep in touch.....but don't think I've ever stopped looking for your name. Thank you for always being so nice to me whenever you comment..........it never goes unnoticed. :)

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 10:13:00 PM
    Ruben, in its innocence and simplicity this is more than good----but, to expect less from you is, well, not knowing Ruben---got to favor this!!

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 5:35:00 AM
    One things for certain you are definitely here in this gem Ruben ;) I see congratulations are in order as well!! :)

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 4:08:00 PM
    Hi, my friend, and thanks for your kind words.

  1. Date: 7/26/2012 5:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Joann's "Shanzi" contest Ruben. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 11:55:00 AM
    Quite a beautiful dive deep into the silence of night. These beautiful moments often give us a chance to peep in our own self. Congrats on your great win my friend and thank you for liking the Folk Song. Love and best wishes always...Ravindra...Ruben O

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 2:04:00 PM
    ((()))Congrats on your winning work...Sara

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 10:36:00 AM
    Ruben congrats on your win, very clever write...David

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 10:04:00 AM
    A creative write, Ruben, and a thought to ponder. Congrats on your wonderful win! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 9:52:00 AM
    Hey, long time,no see. I remember this one. It creates a very interesting mood. Congrats to you.

  1. Date: 7/21/2012 2:26:00 PM
    way to go, ruben.. a poetic treat that deserves a superb win..congratsss!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 7/21/2012 8:18:00 AM
    Congrats Ruben on your win!!Enjoyed the write!

  1. Date: 7/21/2012 5:58:00 AM
    way to go Ruben O. for this fantastic write and win luv.. feeling the beauty of this incredible imagery..

  1. Date: 7/21/2012 4:26:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win with this wonderful Shanzi!

  1. Date: 7/21/2012 1:15:00 AM
    someting which occurs to all thinkers at some point.....am i really here? most interesting poem....congrats Ruben

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 9:12:00 PM
    Nice to be tucked into bed and observing these small but wonderful things that give the mind freedom to roam then being outside of yourself to take a peek at who you really are. Seven lines with a huge message!

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