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Saturday, March 8, 2014

A Sleepless Night Poem

Whispers in my ear. Writing in my sleep.


a silent night
dust motes dance
in lines of white
glistening hushes
silent light
rays send beams
a muted sight
thinking drifts
a noiseless plight
the moon is speaking
whispered bright



9 comments:

  1. At least your sleepless night led to a beautiful poem. May you have sweet slumbers tonight.

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  2. Wonderful whispery images....may they lull you to sleep tonight.

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  3. Sorry you were sleepless, my friend, but at least you were productive! I'm not quite so creative when I'm sleepless...more like frustrated and grumpy. Your sleepless poem is beautiful!

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  4. "Thinking drifts - a noiseless plight" that line captures what happens - thinking that plagues our ability to sleep well. I'm a firm believer in Bucky sleep masks. There's something about putting on my eye pads that calms my racing brain and helps me get back to sleep. Look for the $20 soft ones that come with earplugs, not the ones that look like a bra. I gave them as gifts to two colleagues who both report improved sleep.

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  5. If that came to you in your sleep, I can't imagine what comes to you when you're awake!! ha ha ha - absolutely beautiful. Gorgeous word choice.

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  6. Beautiful night time imagery here. I feel like it could be illustrated like a little board book. Love little poem.

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  7. Betsy, your imagery is lovely. I am always amazed what times between sleep and wake bring.

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  8. Beautiful. It's good you listened to the whispers on a sleepless night.

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  9. Wow, Betsy. I'm sorry you couldn't sleep, but how wonderful that you created something so gorgeous with your words!

    May I feature this poem in one of the "be inspired" sections of my daily solsc calls? Please email me and lmk. Thanks!

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