As I Watch You Sleep

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  • iLuvPoetryJACOB
  • Poetry will always emerge out of the shadows of depression, shining like a star in the scarcity of light.

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sort of a day dream i have a lot........ :)

As I Watch You Sleep

Curled up on the car seat, the landscape flashing by,

I watch you sleep beside me, laying against my legs.

So sweet your face is now, peaceful,

devoid of stress or sadness. . . .

I watch you sleep.

 

Your slow deep breathing is a song,

a small smile on my lips.

Your eyelids shut, concealing your brown eyes,

though I do not long gazing into them.

Your warmth is soft and precious on my thighs,

and I sigh; so sweet your slumber is. . . . .

 

 

J—Mar. 27, 2010

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Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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