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Sleepless Nights

Your thoughts hold
My heart prisoned
And my sleep eludes
As scenes in me unfold.

I stand at a cross-road
Again read your letters
The love each word exudes
Leaves me arms crossed and 
cold.

It's been a fortnight
That my soul relished not a sleep
My hollow inside concludes
You stole my sleep-right.

I must have stole yours too
For the mail man again
Out there in the rain
Has dropped the inked-you.

My sleepness night continues
As I await your coming news
A million miles away
For the day, I earnestly pray.

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  1. Date: 7/23/2013 8:39:00 AM

    I was held from start to finish, well done, congrats

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 12:06:00 AM

    Hi, Goodness. I enjoyed seeing this one on the winners' list. Big congratulations to you.

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 10:48:00 PM

    My huge heartfelt congratulations on your fantastic win my dear friend, Goodness. It’s an outstanding poem indeed which really deserved its shining win. Thank you so much for giving me your precious gem in my contest and for your support. Love lots and big hugs, Leonora