Poetry and personal blog – Spilling my guts to strangers

Insomnia 3

darkness
would
negate me
leave me lifeless
if not for the light
through my window from the house next door

(This poem and all poems posted during April 2011 are included in the free ebook, “30 Poems, 30 Days: Inside a Poet’s Mind.”)

© Sweepy Jean and Sweepy Jean Explores the (Webby) World, 2011

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Comments on: "30-Day Challenge: Poem #28" (23)

  1. And the parties too…

    great poem Sweepy baby

    A

  2. Welcome to the club of “INSOMNIA”…I know how it feels…great way to put it across..

  3. and the loud music???

  4. Wonderfully expressive poem, Sweepy Jean. 🙂 You’re almost done! Can you taste the wine? Cheers! 🙂

  5. yeah, the light via the window next to you is what keeps you going…

    well fine tuned piece.

    Glad to see your accomplishment at NAPOWRIMO.
    🙂

  6. Excellent post! I enjoyed reading it very much.

    Poetry will never loose it’s touch even as we enter this digital age. Thanks for sharing.

    A Poem for Mothers

  7. I love this one…simple yet very descriptive…the poetry I like the best always paints a picture in my mind, and this does so, vividly. 🙂
    ~cath

  8. I could relate to that post! Great poem..

  9. terrific. I love the light being “next door. It makes it seem like hope is almost an accident of the universe. Great!

  10. The true harsh reality of insomnia captured wonderfuly thank you.

  11. Good poem … and I say that as a life-long insomniac.

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