Sleepless Night

Sleepless Night short poem

‘The moon is out and the night is deep
Though weary, but still I cannot sleep
While I stretched myself here in my bed
And mellow music played in my head

These lighthearted songs, I let it flow
With rhythms circling in cheerful glow
And like any other normal nights
My room is filled with her sweet delights

This instant brings me to greater heights
To see an array of distant lights
The silver specks in the vast expanse
Left me in deep thoughts and joyful trance

In silence I asked the twinkling stars
If she’s still awake this time of hour
Maybe she is thinking of me too
And she’s happy for my love is true

That in dreams I really want to fly
So I can soar on this endless sky
Together we’ll be, this starlit night
Under the glow of the clear moonlight

And if this sleep will appear at last
This tender scene that will surely pass
As my eyes finally comes to rest
In truth she knew, I have done my best.’

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Mr. Jesus Diaz Llorico hails from the beautiful province of Iloilo, Philippines. He was a former member of the Police Force in his hometown for a couple years and later on joined the Bureau of Fire Protection wherein he was assigned in several parts of the Visayas. He then decided to go abroad and work for 22 years in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is now connected with the Prince Sultan Airbase in Al kharj. He is a regular contributor of the PANAY NEWS, a daily newspaper in the Visayas and the KABAYAN WEEKLY, one of the leading weekly newspaper in the United Arab Emirates. Working abroad, away from his native land and loved ones, it is in writing poetry that Jesus finds comfort in times of solitude in a foreign land.
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This hits through squarely, @desertreveries14 /Jesus Diaz Llorico, as the girl reads, feeling the sentiments. The rhyme sounds soundly, and the metrical beats were kept in strictness. Bravo. Need we say more?

Chandrama Deshmukh
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This is indeed a beautiful poem @desertreveries14
…and especially when a sleepless soul finds it in the middle of the night 🙂
I am sure gonna look up for some more of your poems soon. Love your writing style.
Cheers!

Chandrama Deshmukh
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@desertreveries14
Had written something around the same theme.. thought of sharing

http://highonpoems.com/74/english-poems/short-poem/no-sleep-night

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