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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Poetry From Insomnia

There was a post over at this wonderful blog Eat a Pomme that inspired me this 3 a.m. titled - 16 Word Experiment

I enjoyed the challenge and was a lovely thing to write poetry while not sleeping.


The train whistle blows
warnings at 3:18 and I know
such things should
not be heard


I close my eyes
but no dreams come
only images of
children lost in the


And at The One Minute Writer this morning the prompt was for a Haiku (5-7-5) after closing your eyes and turning around to write what you see.


It is the darkness
that envelopes me here, now
that tears at my soul


I swear I am not depressed.


nishaa said...

This is so beautiful!

William said...

Not depressed, just nicely under the covers a bit.