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Sleep 

Your eyes flutter shut, Sleep takes your hand in her hand; You rejoice in sleep. Advertisements

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Sleep…. no….

Sleep You say But sleep won’t come A stranger takes its place. A stranger with a wandering hand, And very scary face. It grabs me, Beats me, Chases me, And will not let me go. So sleep You tell me … Continue reading

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Day to Night

The day crept off quietly, And curled cat-like in a corner, Resting heavy eyes And breathing heavy sighs. Evening arrived loudly, Subtlety never her forté. Clouds screamed With crimson throats. The birds went wild, Dashing on final errands, Exchanging idle … Continue reading

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Safe Sleep

You succumb to sleep in moments, Peace washes over you, The terrors of your younger night times Gone… Nothing But a faded memory. You welcome sleep, Embrace it, Enjoy it. You no longer fear it. You hold sleep, And it … Continue reading

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Hard Night’s Rest [Haiku]

Sleep steals me away… Batters, bruises and breaks me; Spits me out. Refreshed?

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So Tired

She was the kind of tired Only a five year old knows, Where you’re tired from your ears, To the tips of your toes. She was so tired That her eyes kept fluttering shut In mid-sentence; The sentence was ‘Bedtime? … Continue reading

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Moon Bunny

Moon bunny came from the moon To your bed, To cuddle you tight, Whilst you rest your sweet head. She shepherds your dreams, So they’re good,never bad, And she whispers kind things So you never feel sad. She used not … Continue reading

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