Within His Sleep (poem)

Within his sleep a Joyous tune

And when he woke again commune

With lover by his side there strewn

And kisses couldn’t come too soon

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He turned to her his source of light

His soul with wonder would ignite

And somehow all his world was right

As morning drew the end to night

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I love you was their sacred tune

And with it splendor they’d ignite

Was ever time which felt so right

And wishes dew would come real soon

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For in the shadow of the light

A truth with which he must commune

A fate with which his life was strewn

For him there’d be no end to night

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For kisses all were gone too soon

And in his bed alone he’s strewn

And while he dreams the two commune

Within his sleep a Joyous tune

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janshares 3 years ago from Washington, DC

You express the beauty and pain of longing and grief. Up and beautiful, Mhatter99.


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xstatic 3 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

Beautiful poem!


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Thanks for the lovely poem


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

We will always have our dreams!


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful.. Hank is so young..Loved it...


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shampa sadhya 3 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

It is a nice poem. Loved it. Voted up and beautiful!


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Redberry Sky 3 years ago

Lovely and very haunting. Beautiful, Mhatter :)


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Brilliant Martin; I loved it.

Eddy.


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MarleneB 3 years ago from Northern California, USA

Another lovely poem. And, I enjoyed the video, too. I love listening to Hank Williams, Jr. His songs are so meaningful - like your poems.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. Dreams will do it every time and the song makes it perfect.


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Vinaya Ghimire 3 years ago from Nepal

Truly wonderful!


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Beautiful . . .dreams. I missed this one somehow.

God bless, Faith Reaper

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