Sleep

by Risqué   Oct 10, 2017


The sun has not yet risen when I kiss your heart goodbye
my eyes flutter shut and sleep takes me

When I wake up, the side of your bed has turned cold
much like my fingers that yearn for your touch

My tears are warm on my cheeks, as I usher our children out the door
and just like you, I kiss them goodbye

The drive to work is so lonely without your voice,
without your hand holding mine... Your laugh, your smile.

I daydream, of the moments we hold so close
of the secrets only you keep, and the ones you have confided only to me

The saddest of smiles touches my lips and I am kept here, awake, yet not...
For my heart is still sleeping; waiting for you.

There is no greater time then this moment, where your arms are firmly wrapped around me
Even as I sleep I breathe you in... I breathe the day out.

If only there were more hours in a day and more days in a year
To be with you just a little while longer.

Every night I feel your touch; it lulls me so softly to sleep.
What a beautiful disaster, for when I wake you are gone.

My worst enemy and yet, the deliverer of my greatest solace.

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  • 1 month ago

    by Paul Hirst

    Bitter Sweet lovely write

  • 1 month ago

    by mossgirl19

    Risque, another beautiful, captivating write from you.

  • 1 month ago

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    "Even as I sleep I breathe you in... I breathe the day out."

    This is beautiful ... this line especially! Love it, well done :-) x
    =^.^=

    • 1 month ago

      by Risqué

      Glad you enjoyed it!

  • 1 month ago

    by Brenda

    Really liked this a lot. I too mourn the time I spend away from my husband. You have really did an awesome write with this-

    • 1 month ago

      by Risqué

      Thank you.
      There really never is enough time.

  • 1 month ago

    by Em

    I've fallen in love I swore I wouldn't but I have lol just wow

    • 1 month ago

      by Risqué

      Curious why you swore you wouldn't ;)
      but thank you.

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