My Irritations, Aggravations and Inspirations

October 6, 2010 “5 lines”

“5 lines”

*****

sleep silently calls

from far across time and space

night wings closing in

eyes closing I feel her breath

whispering to me good night

*****

 

©tlh 10/6/2010

For One Shot Wednesday

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24 responses

  1. Welcome sleep in her arms and her whispeers singing a lullaby… beautiful words and thoughts.. I enjoy short free verses and this one is beautiful…

    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    Twitter: @VerseEveryDay
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    October 7, 2010 at 2:34 am

    • Thank you for coming by and reading, your comments are much appreciated.

      October 8, 2010 at 10:44 pm

  2. Such a sweet romantic set of lines…full of gentle passion…well done Tracy.

    October 7, 2010 at 6:30 am

    • Thanks, Charles…the romantic in me seems to dominate the poetry. I’m glad you enjoyed the piece.

      October 8, 2010 at 10:51 pm

  3. So lovely, soft and gentle. Perfect love poetry, Tracy.

    October 7, 2010 at 6:45 am

    • Thanks, Patti 🙂 just another sappy old luv poem 😉

      October 8, 2010 at 10:54 pm

  4. You can feel the peace in this.

    Well done.

    October 7, 2010 at 7:39 am

    • Thanks, D…glad you felt the peace.

      October 8, 2010 at 10:58 pm

  5. So peaceful..

    ecstasies

    October 7, 2010 at 8:21 am

    • Thank you 🙂 you’re very kind.

      October 8, 2010 at 11:00 pm

  6. how beautiful – makes me wanna close my eyes, fly on nightwings and drift to dreamland…

    October 7, 2010 at 10:16 am

    • Thanks, Claudia…I really enjoy your comments.

      October 8, 2010 at 11:02 pm

  7. hehe. dont mind those whispers at all…nice one shot

    October 7, 2010 at 11:15 am

    • Me neither, Brian…not at all 🙂 Thanks my friend.

      October 8, 2010 at 11:04 pm

  8. aahhhhh…good write Tracy

    October 7, 2010 at 7:31 pm

    • Thanks for reading, and for the kind words.

      October 8, 2010 at 11:05 pm

  9. Hmmm, so very romantic…serene and could feel the peace. Well done Cowboy xx

    October 7, 2010 at 7:53 pm

    • Thanks, Red…your comments are truly coveted since you are Ms Romantic 😉

      October 8, 2010 at 11:07 pm

  10. this is a really impressive tanka.
    Kind of prompts me to have another go

    October 8, 2010 at 1:31 pm

    • Thanks for the kind comment, My Friend. I really enjoy all the variations of haiku.

      October 8, 2010 at 11:10 pm

  11. Sensual, night-centric, spare (making it more effective) work. Memorable, one of the best poems – yours is the third, out of twenty-something – I’ve read today.

    October 8, 2010 at 1:43 pm

    • Thank you, Steve, for your time in reading, and for the kind comment…please come back again.

      October 8, 2010 at 11:14 pm

  12. Lucky you!!! 🙂 I’ll be awake for hours …

    Don’t I remember you poeming about not sleeping just awhile back?

    Nice work, Tracy. Short. Elegant. Thanks!

    October 8, 2010 at 8:36 pm

    • Thanks, Jamie…Sweet Dreams, My Dear 🙂

      October 8, 2010 at 11:15 pm

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