Nightfall: A Poem

Updated on March 25, 2018
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Erin is a writer and content creator from Georgia, United States. She loves coffee, books, and puppies.




But my thoughts are loud,

Wrestling with the past and near future,

I toss and turn in the shadows,

Waiting for the sweet release of sleep,

But it doesn't come,

I'm too focused on me,

I can't see the starry lights in the darkened sky,

Or the milky way, Or the universe filled with galaxies upon galaxies,

As my thoughts finally turn to You,

I take my eyes off my small problems,

They seem tiny next to your size,

So, I surrender all my worries and troubles,

As I drift off into a deep sleep.


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        Erin Bower 4 weeks ago from Georgia

        Linda Rogers: I'm sorry you can relate to this, but I'm glad you enjoyed it!

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        Linda Rogers 4 weeks ago from Minnesota

        Erin-oh how I can relate to this! My mind loves to race when I climb into bed. A very lovely poem.