To Sleep

May 7, 2010
By MadiS PLATINUM, Lancaster, Massachusetts
MadiS PLATINUM, Lancaster, Massachusetts
24 articles 0 photos 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'm Nobody. Who are you? Are you Nobody, too?
-Emily Dickinson


Is it a second world among
The dying dreams like fleeting snow?
Falling like teardrops on your tongue
As you soar high or sing so low?
Or is it that we all cannot
Recall the dreams as they have passed
A single flying, fleeting thought
Is trapped inside the looking-glass.
Do you sink into pillows deep
To finally rest after the day
Into impermanence of sleep
Until harsh sounds tear it away
This is our santuary, our forgotten place
Our mirror that shows worlds beyond our face.


Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 1 comment.


on Jun. 6 2010 at 10:02 am
LaughingGirl GOLD, Ocala, Florida
13 articles 0 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Play the music not the instrument. -Author Unknown

I'm glad I clicked "more by this author" on the poem "Crazy". I really like this; it is very descrpitive! Write more, please!


SciArc

MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!