While You Slumber

by CJ Maleney   Apr 17, 2017

While you sleep you miss the sunrise.

It was spectacular.!

Hazy orange ball rising above the pennines to the east. So bright I could not look at it directly.

Splintering the listless clouds, waking the flowers. To watch them slowly open stretching their petals as I do my limbs.

To be awake at such times is often a curse.
Today it was a gift.

Oh the things you miss while you slumber


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  • 10 months ago

    by mossgirl19

    The honesty in this piece is heart-warming. You were looking at the dawn of the day and wrote this while sitting...pen in hand...the picture of that moment in a poet's life.

  • 10 months ago

    by Fredy

    Really like this piece

  • 11 months ago

    by Lyical Madness

    A really beautiful write x

  • 11 months ago

    by Lvi


    You really throw a beautiful light on these little things
    and the positive side of not being able to sleep.
    Awesome !


  • 11 months ago

    by CJ Maleney

    Thank you for your comments guys.

    Was just a simple thing I wrote while sitting on my window ledge watching the day break


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