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Awake

Ken Carroll Avatar Ken Carroll - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Awake which was written by poet Ken Carroll. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Awake

Outside a dog
roams the streets
the city is awake
no one is asleep

He is a creature
of the night
biting the men and women
who refuse to dream

love is not a dream
I dream her
to awake and seek me
to find me on the moist earth

Our love is not a dream
her kisses exist
her tender brown flesh exists
her kisses linger in my mouth

One day soon
we will ride horses
into the sunset of orange sky
take refuge along side the sea

I am awake
my bed a silent boat
in landscape of open eyes
moss grows on my ceiling

Creatures of the night
prowl and sniff
fire hydrants and street corners
there is no sleep

The night owl calls
moon is climbing through the sky
I feel her warm love
like the moon in my arms...



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  1. Date: 7/28/2013 9:43:00 AM
    Kenneth, wow.. like the moon in your arms... now that is the hold of holds... wow! hope this creature is the sand man... can't imagine a life with no dreams... love the poem...Linda

    Carroll Avatar Ken Carroll
    Date: 7/28/2013 10:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my new favorite lady poetess..I'm becoming accustomed to reading from you Linda......We share the similar.. I look forward to more sharing.. Ken...
  1. Date: 7/28/2013 6:00:00 AM
    Hi ken,nice to see you over here buddy.Very nice poem that speaks volumes of love.

    Carroll Avatar Ken Carroll
    Date: 7/28/2013 7:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey friend nice to be here..thanks for the warm greeting and comment....Ken
  1. Date: 7/28/2013 5:06:00 AM
    hi Ken welcome to Soup get yourself in some contests nice poem ty for commenting on mine Shadow x smiles

    Carroll Avatar Ken Carroll
    Date: 7/28/2013 5:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Linda for visiting...Good to read from you...Ken