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Slumber Time Again

On the other side of the world, the sun shines brightly. Now the stars and moon can be seen ever so slightly. The night prevails over the sky above your head. Now is the time to take that short walk to bed. Say your evening prayers and end them with an “amen”. You’ve got that soporific feeling again. It is the time for slumbering away until we see the light of the next day.

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  1. Date: 10/29/2012 6:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem winning in P.D.'s "Send me to sleep...." contest Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 1:02:00 AM
    SUPER CONGRATS ROBERT ON A FINE WIN BY SLEEPY PD LUV ..

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 3:49:00 AM
    Big congratulations Robert, I think it's time for bye, byes now......... xx

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 11:12:00 PM
    It is lovely Robert. Many congrats.

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 9:41:00 PM
    Robert, CONGRATULATIONS with your awesome poem. :-) thank you for the ZZZZZZZZZZ's~ in my "Send me to sleep....... contest" enjoyed the comfort and thought ~Always & Forever * PD

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 10:48:00 AM
    A most pleasant read...even at 12:42 PM EST! Cynthia

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 7:05:00 PM
    Just as it's getting time to shut out the light I come across this lovely verse to take me to sleep. Time waits for no one and the old world keeps spinning around. Great way to end the day Robert. Love Lizzie

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 4:23:00 PM
    Robert; I like this poem. It is so true. I always pray before I go to bed. Thanks for sharing. lucy

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 3:48:00 PM
    Very sweet. and to imagine folks still praying by their beds! I really like this one, Robert. After 50, for me anyway, sleep is becoming more a luxury. I go to bed late as always, but it's harder to STAY asleep and I keep waking up after only 3 hours and having a heck of a time getting back to sleep knowing I have to awaken at 7 for work. GEEEEZ

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 12:41:00 AM
    :-) Good morning Robert (my time)... even if you are off to bed. Wishing you a splendid week. Love, Su