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4 in the Morning

At 3am you become your own philosopher, categorizing the different genres of humans and wondering if you fall even remotely close to anyone on the spectrum. You debate with yourself the meaning of life, again, and then regret everything you accomplished the previous day. 5am, that’s the breaking point. The sun climbs out of bed, and chases away the comforting lure of night and all dreams of slumber. The damned birds start peeping and you curse and sigh, watching the room change colours until you must get up to join the others. But 4am, it’s the gaping time of day that even the insomniacs deny. As if night took a deep breath and forgot to exhale, the silence is quieter, the darkness more pure. You hide under covers and stare into emptiness trying to make something of black space but your mind remains impossibly blank.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 2/7/2016 1:38:00 PM
Ashley W, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing you're poetry. LOVE LINDA
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Date: 12/31/2014 11:29:00 AM
Ashley, I can relate! Great write and something good comes about from a bout of insomnia!
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Date: 12/30/2014 4:20:00 PM
I'll be the 2nd to fav your work. Loved it. Try my 2-45 in the morning. God Bless and welcome to the soup. D.
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Date: 12/21/2014 10:08:00 PM
Just excellent, let me be the first to fav your poem. I will also add you to my favorite poets list.
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Date: 12/12/2014 3:41:00 AM
Beautiful and very relevant to me.. I love your way of wording idea's. it is very effective. ~Joel
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Whirl Wind
Date: 12/13/2014 9:38:00 PM
Thank you so much for your kind words (:
Date: 12/10/2014 10:04:00 AM
I enjoy especially the verses "As if night took a deep breath and forgot to exhale, the silence is quieter, the darkness more pure." It`s a rewarding experience as a journey towarrds the night`s gate.
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Whirl Wind
Date: 12/10/2014 12:51:00 PM
Thank you so much. I'm glad that you enjoyed it (:
Date: 12/8/2014 7:29:00 PM
Beautifully written! So heartfelt and relatable. Thank you for sharing your lovely writing :)
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